Average Operations Officer Salary
$51,000 yearly
$18.21 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$25,000
10 %
$51,000
Median
$104,000
90 %
Operations officers in the United States make an average salary of $51,944 per year or $24.97 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $25,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $104,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Virginia, Maryland, New York, Texas, and Delaware provide the highest operations officer salaries.

Average Operations Officer Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Operations Officer average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$54,848
$54,848
$26.37
$26.37
Alaska
Alaska
$56,760
$56,760
$27.29
$27.29
Arizona
Arizona
$52,786
$52,786
$25.38
$25.38
Arkansas
Arkansas
$40,380
$40,380
$19.41
$19.41
California
California
$67,016
$67,016
$32.22
$32.22
Colorado
Colorado
$63,049
$63,049
$30.31
$30.31
Connecticut
Connecticut
$68,140
$68,140
$32.76
$32.76
Delaware
Delaware
$73,376
$73,376
$35.28
$35.28
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$76,309
$76,309
$36.69
$36.69
Florida
Florida
$49,375
$49,375
$23.74
$23.74
Georgia
Georgia
$49,470
$49,470
$23.78
$23.78
Hawaii
Hawaii
$64,126
$64,126
$30.83
$30.83
Idaho
Idaho
$39,375
$39,375
$18.93
$18.93
Illinois
Illinois
$52,083
$52,083
$25.04
$25.04
Indiana
Indiana
$46,120
$46,120
$22.17
$22.17
Iowa
Iowa
$38,740
$38,740
$18.63
$18.63
Kansas
Kansas
$48,850
$48,850
$23.49
$23.49
Kentucky
Kentucky
$41,833
$41,833
$20.11
$20.11
Louisiana
Louisiana
$69,260
$69,260
$33.30
$33.30
Maine
Maine
$37,751
$37,751
$18.15
$18.15
Maryland
Maryland
$83,903
$83,903
$40.34
$40.34
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$46,432
$46,432
$22.32
$22.32
Michigan
Michigan
$61,728
$61,728
$29.68
$29.68
Minnesota
Minnesota
$49,330
$49,330
$23.72
$23.72
Mississippi
Mississippi
$32,574
$32,574
$15.66
$15.66
Missouri
Missouri
$47,458
$47,458
$22.82
$22.82
Montana
Montana
$43,557
$43,557
$20.94
$20.94
Nebraska
Nebraska
$44,208
$44,208
$21.25
$21.25
Nevada
Nevada
$55,752
$55,752
$26.80
$26.80
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$44,847
$44,847
$21.56
$21.56
New Jersey
New Jersey
$70,801
$70,801
$34.04
$34.04
New Mexico
New Mexico
$59,860
$59,860
$28.78
$28.78
New York
New York
$81,464
$81,464
$39.17
$39.17
North Carolina
North Carolina
$57,375
$57,375
$27.58
$27.58
North Dakota
North Dakota
$38,429
$38,429
$18.48
$18.48
Ohio
Ohio
$55,574
$55,574
$26.72
$26.72
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$44,380
$44,380
$21.34
$21.34
Oregon
Oregon
$47,441
$47,441
$22.81
$22.81
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$56,811
$56,811
$27.31
$27.31
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$55,843
$55,843
$26.85
$26.85
South Carolina
South Carolina
$43,558
$43,558
$20.94
$20.94
South Dakota
South Dakota
$48,292
$48,292
$23.22
$23.22
Tennessee
Tennessee
$50,056
$50,056
$24.07
$24.07
Texas
Texas
$79,947
$79,947
$38.44
$38.44
Utah
Utah
$34,359
$34,359
$16.52
$16.52
Vermont
Vermont
$32,622
$32,622
$15.68
$15.68
Virginia
Virginia
$87,393
$87,393
$42.02
$42.02
Washington
Washington
$45,274
$45,274
$21.77
$21.77
West Virginia
West Virginia
$41,106
$41,106
$19.76
$19.76
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$56,753
$56,753
$27.29
$27.29
Wyoming
Wyoming
$46,764
$46,764
$22.48
$22.48

Highest Paying Cities For Operations Officer

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$85,055
$85,055
$40.89
$40.89
New York, NY
New York, NY
$82,940
$82,940
$39.88
$39.88
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$81,683
$81,683
$39.27
$39.27
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$68,138
$68,138
$32.76
$32.76
Boulder, CO
Boulder, CO
$61,994
$61,994
$29.80
$29.80
Warren, MI
Warren, MI
$61,757
$61,757
$29.69
$29.69

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Location

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    General Manager Of Operations

    Avg. salary: $100,159

    General managers of operations are employed to oversee the overall operations of businesses. Their responsibilities include the improvement of the efficiency of the operations and overall management. They coordinate the primary performance goals for direct reporting functions and set the strategies for the organization. It is their responsibility to communicate strategy as well as results to employees. They also engage with the corporate officers in the strategic planning and development of the organization or enterprise.
    174,064 General Manager Of Operations Jobs
    Customer Service/Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $48,843

    A customer service/operations manager is primarily in charge of spearheading and overseeing the efforts of a customer service team, ensuring efficiency and client satisfaction. Their responsibilities include setting goals and objectives, establishing guidelines and schedules, managing the employees, creating new programs for customers, and developing strategies to optimize customer service operations. They may also participate in reaching out to clients through calls and correspondence, resolving issues promptly and professionally. Furthermore, as a manager, it is essential to lead and encourage teams to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    156,161 Customer Service/Operations Manager Jobs
    Administrative Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $60,000

    An administrative operations manager spearheads and oversees a company's administrative operations, ensuring efficiency and smooth workflow. Among their responsibilities include setting goals and budgets, establishing guidelines and timelines, training staff, and developing strategies to optimize various departments' daily operations. Their responsibilities include performing inspections and assessments, conducting research and analysis, liaising with external parties, and presenting progress reports to higher-ranking officials. Moreover, an administrative operations manager must lead and encourage teams to reach goals, all while enforcing the company's policies and regulations.
    186,028 Administrative Operations Manager Jobs
    Chief Of Operations

    Avg. salary: $111,457

    The chief of operations is responsible for monitoring the overall operational process of a company, maintaining efficient project management, and accurate project deliverables. They contribute to the implementation of corporate decisions, including the development of the company's policies and procedures. They also support the CEO in board meetings to report the business' performance and identify opportunities to increase brand awareness and boost profitability. The chief of operations handles financial transactions of the business, as well as budgeting and allocating resources for each department.
    57,071 Chief Of Operations Jobs
    Office And Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $64,898

    Office and Operations managers are tenured or experienced employees with a strong office administration and business operations background. They oversee office operations and ensure that the administrative team is working well. They are in charge of enforcing office policies and drafting new ones should the need arise. They ensure that office supplies never run out and that the office remains clean at all times. Office and operations managers are also assigned to oversee business operations. They manage the needs of the operations team. They also ensure that the department is running well to avoid any problems related to production.
    156,955 Office And Operations Manager Jobs
    Logistics Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $76,789

    A Logistics Operations Manager is responsible for supervising the distribution processes and overseeing the supply chain management to ensure that the deliveries are done timely and accurately. Logistics Operations Managers strategize on cost-reduction techniques by negotiating with trusted suppliers and vendors of high-quality materials. They also manage the adequacy of supply inventories and inspect the quality of merchandise before shipment. A Logistics Operations Manager must have excellent communication skills, especially in handling customers' inquiries and concerns and resolving delays.
    149,484 Logistics Operations Manager Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Operations Officers The Most?

    To earn a high income as an operations officer, working for Baker McKenzie or Vanderbilt University Medical Center might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like MD Anderson Cancer Center and Booz Allen Hamilton report highly competitive wages for operations officers.
    Company

    Recently Added Operations Officer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Minneapolis, MN
    Minneapolis, MN
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    SC Johnson-Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer
    SC Johnson-Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer
    Racine, WI
    Racine, WI
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $32,411
    $32,411
    06/29/2021
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Summit, NJ
    Summit, NJ
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Dallas, TX
    Dallas, TX
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Saint Louis, MO
    Saint Louis, MO
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    Operational Risk Officer-Wealth and Investment Management Operational Risk Oversight
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $110,600
    $110,600
    06/29/2021
    Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer-Cctv Surveillance
    Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer-Cctv Surveillance
    Miami, FL
    Miami, FL
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $31,305
    $31,305
    06/28/2021
    Security Operations Center Officer Corp
    Security Operations Center Officer Corp
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $39,653
    $39,653
    06/28/2021
    Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer-Luxury Mall/Transportation Hub
    Security Operations Center (SOC) Officer-Luxury Mall/Transportation Hub
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $57,393
    $57,393
    06/28/2021

    Average Operations Officer Salary by Demographic

    Operations Officer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $48,065
    female-income
    Female Income
    $40,140
    Median Operations Officer Income by Race
    Asian operations officers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american operations officers have the lowest average salary at $40,716.
    $49,000
    $47,000
    $45,000
    $43,000
    $41,000
    $39,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$45,559
    Black or African American$40,716
    Asian$47,879
    Unknown$41,784
    Hispanic or Latino$44,574
    Average Operations Officer Salary by Education Level
    Operations officers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $78,906 annually. With a Bachelors degree, operations officers earn a median annual income of $57,845 compared to $48,065 for operations officers with an Associate degree.
    $83,000
    $75,000
    $67,000
    $59,000
    $51,000
    $43,000
    $35,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$42,916
    Some College/ Associate Degree$48,065
    Bachelor's Degree$57,845
    Master's Degree$78,906