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Best states for an Operations Manager

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Executive Management careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Operations Manager jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Operations Managers.

Turns out, the median salary for the highest 10% of Operations Managers in America is $118,000.

The median salary for Operations Managers in Delaware is $101,180.

Compare that to the median salary in Vermont of $53,284, which ranked worst for Operations Managers, and you can see how your location is important for your career.

Delaware is the best state, and Schofield is the city with the highest pay for Operations Managers.

The 10 Best States in America For Operations Managers in 2019

  1. Delaware
  2. Arizona
  3. Arkansas
  4. Connecticut
  5. Wisconsin
  6. Nevada
  7. Ohio
  8. Minnesota
  9. Kentucky
  10. Rhode Island
  • (273 jobs)
  • (1,467 jobs)
  • (594 jobs)
  • (976 jobs)
  • (1,243 jobs)
  • (530 jobs)
  • (2,718 jobs)
  • (1,757 jobs)
  • (910 jobs)
  • (231 jobs)

In order to help Operations Managers decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Operations Managers below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Operations Managers in 2019

1. Delaware

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
273 $101,181 $81,000 $125,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Delaware

2. Arizona

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,467 $91,247 $62,000 $132,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Arizona

3. Arkansas

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
594 $83,372 $60,000 $114,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Arkansas

4. Connecticut

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
976 $95,389 $63,000 $144,000 1.04
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Connecticut

5. Wisconsin

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,243 $110,540 $81,000 $149,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Wisconsin

6. Nevada

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
530 $87,385 $58,000 $130,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Nevada

7. Ohio

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,718 $85,000 $55,000 $129,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Ohio

8. Minnesota

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,757 $80,734 $58,000 $111,000 1.05
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Minnesota

9. Kentucky

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
910 $75,838 $54,000 $106,000 1.17
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Kentucky

10. Rhode Island

Total Operations Manager Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
231 $92,624 $59,000 $144,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Operations Manager Jobs in Rhode Island

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Operations Manager

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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