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Area Operations Manager Demographics in the US

The average employee age for area operations managers is 44 years. The area operations manager workforce reached a whopping 250,056 in 2020!

Among area operations managers, we discovered that 25.7% of them are women, while 71.4% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among area operations managers is White, which makes up 72.5% of all area operations managers. Comparatively, there are 13.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

Area Operations Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 250,056 area operations managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 25.7% of all area operations managers are women, while only 71.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed area operations manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of area operations managers is White (72.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13.1%) and Asian (6.1%).
  • The majority of area operations managers are located in NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.
  • Area operations managers are most in-demand in Oakland, CA.
  • Area operations managers are paid an average annual salary of $60,762.
  • West Warwick, RI pays an annual average wage of $108,637, the highest in the US.
  • Area operations managers average starting salary is $33,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 85% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid area operations managers earn as much as $110,000 or more.
  • North Carolina is the best state for area operations managers to live.
  • Area operations managers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Area Operations Manager Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among area operations managers is White, which makes up 72.5% of all area operations managers. Comparatively, there are 13.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

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  • White, 72.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.0%
  • Asian, 6.1%
  • Black or African American, 5.7%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Area Operations Managers

The chart below shows that 53.1% of area operations managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 9.4% and French is the third-most popular at 6.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 53.1%
  • German, 9.4%
  • French, 6.3%
  • Carrier, 4.7%
  • Bulgarian, 3.1%
  • Other, 23.4%

Types of Area Operations Manager Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for area operations managers. The most common degree for area operations managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 58% of area operations managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 14% and rounding it off is master's degree with 9%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 58%
  • Associate degree, 14%
  • Masters degree, 9%
  • High School Diploma degree, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 15%

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Area Operations Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among area operations managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Area Operations Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the area operations manager position over time.

Male
Female
76%
73%
71%
68%
66%
63%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Area Operations Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of area operations managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of an Area Operations Manager Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of area operations managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Area Operations Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,783 area operations managers resumes, we figured out that the average area operations manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Area Operations Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of area operations manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of area operations managers is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Area Operations Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, general superintendent and director of plant operations have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Administrative Assistant To General Manager11%85%
Manager Stylist13%83%
Alteration Manager15%82%
Area Operations Manager71%26%
District Commercial Superintendent90%2%
Director Of Plant Operations93%4%
General Superintendent94%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
General Superintendent
Director Of Plant Operations
District Commercial Superintendent
Area Operations Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Area Operations Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to area operations managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Product Engineering Manager15.08%
Area Operations Manager17.88%
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Consulting18.57%
Crew Manager21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Assistant Director Of Nursing28.57%
Director Of Residential Services29.21%

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Area Operations Manager Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$57,778
female-income
Female Income
$49,291

Area Operations Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$66,177
$62,131
$58,085
$54,039
$49,992
$45,946
$41,900
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Area Operations Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$56,223
Some College/ Associate Degree$62,131
Bachelor's Degree$73,154
Master's Degree$96,193

Area Operations Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$108,057
$96,193
$84,329
$72,465
$60,601
$48,737
$36,873
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Where Do Area Operations Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where area operations managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Area Operations Managers Located?

By looking through more than 2,783 resumes, we found that the most popular places for area operations managers are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

Number of Area Operations Managers

Where Are Area Operations Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country area operations managers are in the most demand.

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Area Operations Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ area operations managers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most area operations managers is the hospitality industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire area operations managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Area Operations Manager Work In

Employees with the area operations manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most area operations managers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Top Industries Hiring Area Operations Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ area operations managers. Those industries include hospitality, retail and manufacturing.

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Fortune 500

Retail

Hospitality

Manufacturing

Professional