$91,961
Avg. Salary
$23.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,166

Bonus

$5,824

Profit Sharing

$13,250

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Sr. Operations Manager is $23.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Sr. Operations Manager is $91,961 per year.

10%
$14.29
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$23.34
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$45.33
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MEDIAN $23.34
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$58k
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$136k
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MEDIAN $91,961
$58,437 - $136,025
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MEDIAN: $91,961
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$0$150K
Salary $58,437 - $136,025
Bonus $2,023 - $24,754
Profit Sharing $1,003 - $20,395
Commission $705 - $40,851
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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$58,700 - $150,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,420
Hourly Data $0$82
Hourly Rate $14.29 - $45.33
Hourly Tips $0.56
Overtime $0.00 - $82.41
Annual Data $0$150K
Bonus $2,023 - $24,754
Commission $705 - $40,851
Profit Sharing $1,003 - $20,395
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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$58,700 - $150,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for Sr. Operations Manager

A senior operations manager provides oversight to a team of employees, providing training and oversight to ensure a company's operations run smoothly. They implement procedures, provide information to supervisors such as senior vice presidents, and generate ideas to help increase productivity. They must provide constructive feedback to the employees underneath them, as well as positively receive feedback from supervisors and incorporate it into their work. The senior operations manager typically works during regular business hours, although they may need to work nights and weekends due to their employer's needs.

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Sr. Operations Manager Tasks
  • Direct daily activities to meet efficiency and profit goals.
  • Lead and shape new initiatives to meet organizational goals.
  • Negotiate and monitor specific budgets, controlling costs where possible.
  • Guide hiring, management, and scheduling of employees to meet key needs.

Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Operations Manager


Amazon.com Inc attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $151K.

Common Career Paths for Sr. Operations Manager


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Senior Operations Managers may progress into high-paying roles like VP of Operations, where median compensation is $124K annually. A lot of Senior Operations Managers advance their careers by becoming Directors of Operations and Operations Directors. However, those positions offer $5K less and $10K less per year on average.

Sr. Operations Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Sr. Operations Manager


Survey takers working as Senior Operations Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Process Improvement, Data Analysis, Team Leadership, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Strategic Project Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Inventory Management also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Operations Management indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Operations Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Operations Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Operations Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 189 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Operations Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 358 salaries. An experienced Sr. Operations Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 544 salaries. A Sr. Operations Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 260 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,886

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

For those looking to make money, Senior Operations Managers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Senior Operations Managers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+20 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Houston (+19 percent), and Charlotte (+18 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Senior Operations Managers in Washington earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Indianapolis (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Sr. Operations Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Operations Manager?

Sr. Operations Manager in Royal Oak:
"That it never would be turned on end in recent years."
Be Proactive, Do not wait until Minimum wage is required, beat the curve by a year and tell your company why and why those early raises are going to need to hold them.

Sr. Operations Manager in Lakewood:
"Open your ears and mind."
Never stop listening to your staff. They are on the front line and have the most current information from the customers.

Sr. Operations Manager in Ponca City:
"Reaching without a Grasp."
Pros: In my position I have a flexible yet steady work flow. I am able to take off if need be, whether I am ill or just need a personal day. I am at the top of the "ladder" within the company I work for. My opion and ideas are incorporated everyday in the companies daily operations. I can bring my son with me to the office. I am able to manage myself on the task I am to complete.
Cons: On call all the time. Communication is not always open. No benefits. If I take off work load increases tremendously.

Sr. Operations Manager in San Antonio:
"Daily transactions, balance cash drawer and vault, cross-sel."
Make sure to have the actual title not just the responsibilities. Always room for improvement sign up for all classes that are beneficial to advance your career.

Sr. Operations Manager in Clarkesville:
"Would be let go after 30 years for no reason."
Be a leader. Manage time well. Learn all you can about viticulture. Always work under a contract.

Sr. Operations Manager in Dayton:
"Persevere."
Adsorb everything to be well diversified. Constantly strive in keeping yourself marketable.

Sr. Operations Manager in Williamsport:
Know your people and what they can do, let them be who they are and find their strengths, delegate accordingly and always have a plan B.

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Key Stats for Sr. Operations Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 487 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Sr. Operations Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$98,000

▼12%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Sr. Operations Manager Salaries





▲3%

Strategic Planning
▲2%


National Average
$98,000



Project Management
▼4%





Strategic Project Management
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 487 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%