Mid-Career Sr. Operations Manager Salary

Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers take home an average $83K annually. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers runs from $58K to $130K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $18K. Male Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,045 - $124,291
MEDIAN: $83,430

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Salary $56,045 - $124,291
Bonus $1,198 - $20,331
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,319
Commission $16,000
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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).
$57,484 - $132,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 411

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,177

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

Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers in Seattle receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+17 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Mid-Career Senior Operations Managers is geography, with workers in Los Angeles earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Phoenix and Chicago (15 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sr. Operations Manager


38 %
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sr. Operations Manager Salaries

Data Analysis

Process Improvement

Business Analysis

Team Leadership

Inventory Management


National Average

Budget Management

Customer Service

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.


38 %
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 12%