Entry-Level Operations Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Operations Managers, yearly average wages total $53K annually. With some bonuses approaching $11K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Operations Managers spread between $31K and $81K depending on individual performance. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Operations Managers is high. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Operations Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,277 - $80,976
$35K
$54K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,527
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$11.04 - $24.52
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$0$82K
Salary $35,277 - $80,976
Bonus $0.00 - $11,262
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,194
Commission $362.32 - $22,679
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,877 - $82,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9,672
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.04 - $24.52
Hourly Tips $0.27 - $7.50
Overtime $15.08 - $36.25
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,262
Commission $362.32 - $22,679
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,194
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,877 - $82,080
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,465

Operations Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Manager


Amazon.com Inc, FedEx Ground, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Target Corporation, and LA Fitness are all popular places to work. Pay for Entry-Level Operations Managers is best at The Home Depot Inc., which offers a median salary of $78K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $68K to $92K. Amazon.com Inc, Uber Technologies, Inc., and Target Corporation are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Operations Managers earning around $73K, $70K, or $67K at each firm, respectively.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Office Depot, Inc. — the median salary comes to just $30K, 164 percent less than the top paying company. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. at $33K, and LA Fitness where $38K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Operations Managers there earn up to $51K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,122

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Operations Managers that is 23 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Boston (+11 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). In Denver, salaries are 2 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Operations Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Operations Manager in Philadelphia:
"Opportunity to advance."
Ask about ability to advance based on your preformance within a team. Ask whether advance would have to be through posting out of team you work for.

Operations Manager in Melbourne:
Learn by having hands on job experience.

Operations Manager in Plano:
"Great job."
Notes work hard and show up for work positive outlook.

Operations Manager in Richmond:
"Leaderdhip."
True leadership starts with accountability.

Operations Manager in Lansdale:
"On deck 24/7."
In my position, You are available 24/7. A vacation is a bit of a break, but I still receive at least 2 phone calls, and a dozen e-mails a day. Despite all this, the job is satisfying.

Operations Manager in Rhinelander:
"Get all promises in writing."
Read the book the Way of the Shepherd on how to manage people.

Operations Manager in Seattle:
"Washington Industry Growth."
Washington State is setting a standard for the wine industry and competing with California in quality. Salaries and wages have not yet caught up but it is on the rise.

Key Stats for Operations Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2409 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
0%

Skills That Affect Operations Manager Salaries



▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000



Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%








Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2409 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 28%