Office And Operations Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for office and operations managers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 569,800 office and operations managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 64.9% of all office and operations managers are women, while only 30.9% are men.
  • The average age of an employed office and operations manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of office and operations managers is White (72.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13.3%) and Asian (6.1%).
  • The majority of office and operations managers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Office and operations managers are paid an average annual salary of $64,899.
  • Office and operations managers average starting salary is $45,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid office and operations managers earn as much as $92,000 or more.
  • 18% of all office and operations managers are LGBT.
  • Office and operations managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Office And Operations Manager Statistics By Gender

Among office and operations managers, 64.9% of them are women compared to 30.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 64.9%
  • Male, 30.9%
  • Unknown, 4.2%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Female
64.9%
Male
30.9%
Unknown
4.2%

Gender Pay Gap For Office And Operations Manager

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$63,330
female-income
Female Income
$58,667

Office And Operations Manager Gender Over Time

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

Male
Female
76%
73%
71%
68%
66%
63%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
70.72%
29.28%
2009
70.86%
29.14%
2010
69.76%
30.24%
2011
68.80%
31.20%
2012
68.48%
31.52%
2013
68.35%
31.65%
2014
71.21%
28.79%
2015
70.45%
29.55%
2016
70.37%
29.63%
2017
68.98%
31.02%
2018
68.87%
31.13%

Office And 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%
Office And Operations Manager31%65%
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
Office And Operations Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Office And Operations Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among office and operations managers is White, which makes up 72.3% of all office and operations managers. Comparatively, there are 13.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 72.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.3%
  • Asian, 6.1%
  • Black or African American, 5.7%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
Job Title
Office And Operations Manager RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
72.3%
Hispanic or Latino
13.3%
Asian
6.1%
Black or African American
5.7%
Unknown
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%

Office And 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 office and operations managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
74.78%
6.35%
5.31%
11.25%
2011
74.62%
6.51%
5.33%
10.96%
2012
74.28%
6.08%
5.47%
12.04%
2013
74.78%
5.91%
5.51%
11.40%
2014
73.68%
5.88%
5.41%
12.76%
2015
73.69%
5.94%
5.35%
12.68%
2016
71.36%
6.45%
5.80%
13.89%
2017
72.71%
5.93%
5.54%
13.39%
2018
72.28%
5.71%
6.11%
13.26%

Office And Operations Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian office and operations managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american office and operations managers have the lowest average salary at $58,990.
$64,000
$63,000
$62,000
$61,000
$60,000
$59,000
$58,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$59,641
White$61,871
Black or African American$58,990
Asian$63,190
Hispanic or Latino$61,300

Average Age of an Office And Operations Manager

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

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
46
42
Unknown
42
41
Asian
43
41
Hispanic or Latino
41
40
White
46
44
American Indian and Alaska Native
42
51

Office And Operations Manager Age Breakdown

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

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Office And Operations Manager YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
9%
30-40 years
28%
40+ years
64%

Types of Office And Operations Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for office and operations managers is bachelor's degree 58% of office and operations managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 20% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 8%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 58%
  • Associate, 20%
  • High School Diploma, 8%
  • Masters, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 6%
Job Title
Office And Operations Manager DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
58%
Associate
20%
High School Diploma
8%
Masters
8%
Other Degrees
6%

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Office And Operations Manager Wage Gap By Education

Office and operations managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $78,160 annually. With a Bachelors degree, office and operations managers earn a median annual income of $68,509 compared to $63,330 for office and operations managers with an Associate degree.
$81,000
$77,000
$73,000
$69,000
$65,000
$61,000
$57,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$60,356
Master's Degree$78,160
Bachelor's Degree$68,509
Some College/ Associate Degree$63,330

Office And Operations Manager Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire office and 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

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
4%
50 - 100 employees
4%
100 - 500 employees
11%
500 - 1,000 employees
10%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
34%
> 10,000 employees
37%

The Types Of Companies Office And Operations Manager Work In

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

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
5%
Public
32%
Private
57%
Government
7%

Top Industries Hiring Office And Operations Managers

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

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Fortune 500

Retail

Technology

Health Care

Professional

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Fortune 500
18%
Retail
12%
Technology
9%
Health Care
7%
Professional
7%
Finance
7%
Manufacturing
6%
Hospitality
5%
Non Profits
4%
Transportation
3%
Telecommunication
3%
Government
3%
Construction
3%
Real Estate
3%
Insurance
2%
Media
1%
Internet
1%
Automotive
1%
Start-up
1%
Education
1%
Energy
1%

Office And Operations Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Office And 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 office and operations managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescOffice And Operations Manager Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
6.02%
2011
5.17%
2012
4.50%
2013
3.74%
2014
3.19%
2015
2.83%
2016
2.57%
2017
2.68%
2018
2.15%

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

By looking over 4,662 office and operations managers resumes, we figured out that the average office and operations manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 30%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
12%
1-2 years
30%
3-4 years
18%
5-7 years
18%
8-10 years
8%
11+ years
15%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Office And 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 office and operations managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Plant Engineering Manager15.08%
Office And Operations Manager17.88%
Interim Executive Director18.57%
Crew Manager21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Finance Services Director28.57%
Corps Member29.21%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Plant Engineering Manager
15.08%
Interim Executive Director
18.57%
Crew Manager
21.82%
Advertising Manager
25.47%
Finance Services Director
28.57%
Corps Member
29.21%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Office And Operations Managers

The most common foreign language among office and operations managers is Spanish at 50.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 7.2% and Italian is the third-most popular at 5.0%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 50.8%
  • French, 7.2%
  • Italian, 5.0%
  • Russian, 5.0%
  • German, 4.4%
  • Other, 27.6%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
50.8%
French
7.2%
Italian
5.0%
Russian
5.0%
German
4.4%
Other
27.6%

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Where Do Office And Operations Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where office and 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 Office And Operations Managers Located?

By looking through more than 4,662 resumes, we found that the most popular places for office and operations managers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Office And Operations Managers

Where Are Office And Operations Managers In High Demand?

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

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