Operations Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$85,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$85,000
Median 50%
$125,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Richmond, CA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does an operations manager make?
As an Operations Manager in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $85,609 per year or $41.16 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $125,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $58,000. Health Care companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Delaware, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Maryland have the highest paying Operations Manager jobs. The typical tenure for an Operations Manager is 4.1 years.

Average Operations Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Operations Manager in the USA is $85,609 annually or $41.16 hourly. Operations Managers make the most in Richmond, CA at about $101,626 per year. Even as an entry-level Operations Manager, you will make $49,000 per year in Richmond, CA. Delaware, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Maryland are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Idaho, Arkansas, Utah, Maine, and Mississippi.

Map of Operations Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Operations Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Operations Manager Salary By Company

There is good job security in Operations Manager positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Operations Managers are Health Care companies and Retail companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Operations Managers are Google and Intuit. Also, companies like VMware and Citrix Systems pay their Operations Managers very well.
Company
Average Salary
$171,339
$171k
$165,066
$165k
$158,473
$158k
$145,685
$146k
$144,374
$144k
$144,085
$144k
$141,922
$142k
$141,772
$142k

Average Operations Manager Pay By Industry

Operations Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies pay their Operations Managers well. Salaries for Operations Managers in Retail companies average $96,470 annually, while Technology companies and Health Care companies pay $94,503 and $90,720, respectively. The types of companies that pay Operations Managers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $71,253.
Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$96,470
$96k
Technology
Technology
$94,503
$95k
Health Care
Health Care
$90,720
$91k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$88,861
$89k
Finance
Finance
$83,825
$84k
Transportation
Transportation
$75,120
$75k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$74,959
$75k
Professional
Professional
$71,253
$71k

Operations Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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