Operations Program Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for operations program 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 157,198 operations program managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 33.5% of all operations program managers are women, while only 61.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed operations program manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of operations program managers is White (72.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13.2%) and Asian (6.1%).
  • The majority of operations program managers are located in WA, Redmond and WA, Seattle.
  • Operations program managers are most in-demand in Seattle, WA.
  • Operations program managers are paid an average annual salary of $116,562.
  • The technology industry is the highest-paying for operations program managers.
  • San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $119,814, the highest in the US.
  • Operations program managers average starting salary is $82,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid operations program managers earn as much as $164,000 or more.
  • 18% of all operations program managers are LGBT.
  • North Carolina is the best state for operations program managers to live.
  • Operations program managers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Operations Program Manager Statistics By Gender

Among operations program managers, 33.5% of them are women compared to 61.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 61.3%
  • Female, 33.5%
  • Unknown, 5.2%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
61.3%
Female
33.5%
Unknown
5.2%

Gender Pay Gap For Operations Program Manager

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$110,476
female-income
Female Income
$103,110

Operations Program Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the operations program 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%

Operations Program 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%
Operations Program Manager61%34%
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
Operations Program Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Operations Program Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among operations program managers is White, which makes up 72.5% of all operations program managers. Comparatively, there are 13.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 72.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.2%
  • Asian, 6.1%
  • Black or African American, 5.7%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%
Job Title
Operations Program Manager RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
72.5%
Hispanic or Latino
13.2%
Asian
6.1%
Black or African American
5.7%
Unknown
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%

Operations Program 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 operations program managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
74.96%
6.32%
5.28%
11.14%
2011
74.80%
6.48%
5.31%
10.86%
2012
74.45%
6.05%
5.44%
11.93%
2013
74.95%
5.88%
5.49%
11.30%
2014
73.85%
5.84%
5.38%
12.65%
2015
73.86%
5.91%
5.32%
12.57%
2016
71.53%
6.42%
5.77%
13.78%
2017
72.89%
5.90%
5.51%
13.28%
2018
72.45%
5.67%
6.09%
13.15%

Operations Program Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian operations program managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american operations program managers have the lowest average salary at $103,618.
$112,000
$110,000
$108,000
$106,000
$104,000
$102,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$104,650
White$108,174
Black or African American$103,618
Asian$110,252
Hispanic or Latino$107,273

Average Age of an Operations Program Manager

We determined the average age of operations program 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

Operations Program Manager Age Breakdown

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

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


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

Types of Operations Program Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for operations program managers is bachelor's degree 69% of operations program managers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 18% and rounding it off is associate degree with 9%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 69%
  • Masters, 18%
  • Associate, 9%
  • High School Diploma, 1%
  • Other Degrees, 3%
Job Title
Operations Program Manager DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
69%
Masters
18%
Associate
9%
High School Diploma
1%
Other Degrees
3%

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Operations Program Manager Wage Gap By Education

Operations program managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $133,572 annually. With a Bachelors degree, operations program managers earn a median annual income of $118,597 compared to $110,476 for operations program managers with an Associate degree.
$136,000
$130,000
$124,000
$118,000
$112,000
$106,000
$100,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$105,785
Master's Degree$133,572
Bachelor's Degree$118,597
Some College/ Associate Degree$110,476

Operations Program Manager Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire operations program 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
3%
50 - 100 employees
3%
100 - 500 employees
7%
500 - 1,000 employees
11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
26%
> 10,000 employees
51%

The Types Of Companies Operations Program Manager Work In

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

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
3%
Public
54%
Private
36%
Government
6%

Top Industries Hiring Operations Program Managers

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

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Technology

Fortune 500

Telecommunication

Health Care

Manufacturing

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Technology
23%
Fortune 500
22%
Telecommunication
6%
Health Care
6%
Manufacturing
5%
Finance
5%
Retail
4%
Non Profits
4%
Media
3%
Transportation
3%
Government
3%
Insurance
3%
Pharmaceutical
2%
Hospitality
2%
Utilities
2%
Professional
2%
Internet
1%
Automotive
1%
Construction
1%
Start-up
1%
Education
1%
Energy
1%

Operations Program Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Operations Program 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 operations program managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescOperations Program 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 Operations Program Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 3,735 operations program managers resumes, we figured out that the average operations program manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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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
10%
1-2 years
37%
3-4 years
19%
5-7 years
17%
8-10 years
7%
11+ years
10%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Operations Program 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 operations program managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Design Manager15.08%
Operations Program Manager17.88%
Senator18.57%
Crew Manager21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Rehab Director28.57%
Founding Member29.21%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Design Manager
15.08%
Senator
18.57%
Crew Manager
21.82%
Advertising Manager
25.47%
Rehab Director
28.57%
Founding Member
29.21%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Operations Program Managers

The most common foreign language among operations program managers is Spanish at 39.6%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.7% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 7.4%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 39.6%
  • French, 8.7%
  • Chinese, 7.4%
  • German, 6.7%
  • Mandarin, 5.4%
  • Other, 32.2%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
39.6%
French
8.7%
Chinese
7.4%
German
6.7%
Mandarin
5.4%
Other
32.2%

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Where Do Operations Program Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where operations program managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Operations Program Managers Located?

By looking through more than 3,735 resumes, we found that the most popular places for operations program managers are WA, Redmond and WA, Seattle.

Number of Operations Program Managers

Where Are Operations Program Managers In High Demand?

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

Jobs Openings