To become an assistant manager of operations, you usually need a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming an assistant manager of operations are assistant manager, store manager, and sales associate. Hiring managers expect an assistant manager of operations to have soft skills such as communication skills, leadership skills, and management skills.
The national average salary for assistant managers of operations is $55,668, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $79,000. Getting a certification as a Certified Professional - Human Resource (IPMA-CP) will help you to earn more as an assistant manager of operations.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 6% and produce 150,600 job opportunities across the U.S.