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Working As An Operations Specialist

  • $61,000

    Average Salary

What Does An Operations Specialist Do

An Operations Specialist is responsible for managing the flow of a workplace and optimizing day-to-day activities. They track and analyze various reports, such as activity budgets, operation activity, and department metrics for making the necessary improvements.

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Operations Specialist Career Paths

Operations Specialist
Team Leader Manager Operations Manager
Senior Operations Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Team Leader Manager Vice President
Vice President And Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Team Leader Manager Office Manager
Business Office Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Operations Manager Branch Manager
Manager, Assistant Vice President
7 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Operations Manager
Regional Operation Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Supervisor Sales Manager
Sales And Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operations Analyst Business Analyst Senior Finance Analyst
Manager Finance Planning And Analysis
8 Yearsyrs
Operations Analyst Business Analyst Account Manager
Client Services Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Operations Analyst Business Analyst Supervisor
Unit Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Account Executive
Relationship Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Project Manager Program Manager
Operations Program Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Technician Instructor Officer
Operations Officer
5 Yearsyrs
Analyst Underwriter Senior Loan Processor
Processing Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Executive Assistant Assistant Store Manager Assistant Branch Manager
Finance Center Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Analyst Office Manager Business Manager
Business Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Consultant Owner/Operator Construction Manager
Operations Project Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Recruiter Technical Recruiter
Resource Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Analyst Project Manager Operations Director
Assistant Vice President Operations
8 Yearsyrs
Consultant Account Manager Relationship Manager
Client Relationship Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Consultant Owner Maintenance Manager
Special Projects Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Senior Specialist 3.7 years
Operations Clerk 3.0 years
Service Specialist 2.7 years
Specialist 2.6 years
Operations Advisor 2.5 years
Funding Specialist 2.4 years
Top Careers Before Operations Specialist
Cashier 7.8%
Teller 7.2%
Internship 5.7%
Specialist 4.1%
Manager 3.9%
Supervisor 3.2%
Top Careers After Operations Specialist
Cashier 5.7%
Specialist 4.9%
Manager 4.5%
Supervisor 3.5%
Associate 3.3%
Analyst 3.1%
Consultant 3.0%

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Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
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$38,000
Min 10%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Chevron
Highest Paying City
Urban Honolulu, HI
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Avg Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does an Operations Specialist make at top companies?
The national average salary for an Operations Specialist in the United States is $61,804 per year or $30 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $99,000.

Real Operations Specialist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Business Operations Specialist Bloomberg, LP New York, NY Sep 05, 2016 $208,500
Business Operations Specialist Mohamed Kheiry, LLC Silver Spring, MD Mar 27, 2015 $175,000
Procurement Strategy and Operations Specialist Motorola Mobility LLC Sunnyvale, CA Oct 02, 2016 $174,431 -
$189,400
Business Operations Specialist Silva's Enterprise, Inc. Cooper City, FL Mar 13, 2015 $152,547
Business Operations Specialist Tom Ford Retail LLC New York, NY Apr 09, 2016 $150,000
Product Operations Specialist Google Inc. New York, NY Jan 28, 2016 $142,792
ETL Operations Specialist Companion Professional Services, LLC Washington, DC Mar 20, 2015 $137,800
Commercial Operations Specialist Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 16, 2016 $130,000
ETL Operations Specialist Companion Professional Services, LLC Washington, DC Jun 01, 2015 $130,000
Operations Specialist Freeport LNG Development, L.P. Houston, TX Sep 09, 2016 $130,000 -
$155,000
Operation Specialist Freeport LNG Development, L.P. Houston, TX Sep 09, 2016 $130,000 -
$150,000
Operation Specialist Freeport LNG Development, L.P. Houston, TX Oct 09, 2016 $130,000 -
$150,000
ETL Operations Specialist Companion Professional Services, LLC Charlotte, NC Feb 15, 2016 $130,000
Business Operations Specialist TGL International, Inc. Paramus, NJ Sep 20, 2016 $67,933
FAS Operations Specialist Deloitte Transactions & Business Analytics, LLP TN Nov 20, 2015 $67,900 -
$104,000
Business Operations Specialist Silicon Valley Imaging Corp Fremont, CA Feb 06, 2016 $67,746
Advisory Operations Specialist Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP TN Jul 09, 2016 $67,000
Business Operations Specialist Second Measure, Inc. San Mateo, CA Dec 23, 2016 $67,000 -
$95,000
Advisory Operations Specialist Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP TN Sep 23, 2016 $67,000
Business Operation Specialist Suning.com Palo Alto, CA Aug 30, 2016 $66,950
Business Operations Specialist Empire Limousine, Inc. Chicago, IL Mar 09, 2016 $66,784 -
$73,045
Associate Operations Specialist Stamps.com Inc. El Segundo, CA Jun 09, 2016 $54,413
Business Operations Specialist Cocomero, LLC Champaign, IL Feb 02, 2016 $54,200 -
$54,500
Business Operations Specialist Minutta, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA Sep 17, 2015 $54,000
Business Operations Specialist Telco Intercontinental Corp Houston, TX Jun 09, 2016 $54,000
Business Operations Specialist Grant Hotel, Inc. San Francisco, CA Dec 09, 2015 $54,000
Business Operations Specialist Grant Hotel, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 12, 2015 $54,000
Business Operation Specialist Sutong China Tire Resources, Inc. Lockney, TX Dec 08, 2016 $53,934
Associate Operations Specialist Clinron LLC Chicago, IL Sep 17, 2015 $53,657

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Top Skills for An Operations Specialist

  1. Operational Procedures
  2. Customer Service
  3. Data Entry
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Ensured that audits are completed accurately and fairly by consistently utilizing applicable audit checklists and referencing established operational procedures.
  • Conducted and maintained heavy internal/external customer service communications, researched/reconciled trade differences and controlled/monitored aged items while maintaining clearance account.
  • Provided data entry processing of customers accounts.
  • Interpreted and evaluated presentations and tactical situations and made recommendations to Combat Information Center Command, Bridge Command and Fire-Control Command.
  • Operated marine electronic navigation instruments including radar systems and Served as Mental analysis and problem solving in target tracking devices.

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Top 10 Best States for Operations Specialists

  1. Utah
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Minnesota
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Rhode Island
  6. North Carolina
  7. Delaware
  8. Maryland
  9. Ohio
  10. Alaska
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Operations Specialist Resume Examples And Tips

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Operations Specialist Demographics

Gender

Female

45.8%

Male

44.5%

Unknown

9.7%
Ethnicity

White

60.3%

Hispanic or Latino

16.0%

Black or African American

12.1%

Asian

7.9%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.5%

French

8.5%

Mandarin

5.0%

Chinese

4.9%

German

4.4%

Russian

4.1%

Portuguese

3.8%

Japanese

2.8%

Italian

2.5%

Cantonese

2.3%

Arabic

2.3%

Carrier

2.0%

Korean

1.7%

Tagalog

1.0%

Hindi

0.9%

Vietnamese

0.9%

Polish

0.7%

Greek

0.7%

Hebrew

0.5%

Urdu

0.5%
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Operations Specialist Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

31.7%

Strayer University

7.8%

Ashford University

5.1%

University of Maryland - University College

4.9%

Southern New Hampshire University

4.5%

Kaplan University

4.4%

Arizona State University

4.1%

Liberty University

3.6%

American InterContinental University

3.6%

Northeastern University

3.2%

American University

3.2%

Pennsylvania State University

3.1%

Florida State College at Jacksonville

2.7%

San Francisco State University

2.6%

Colorado Technical University

2.6%

Saint Leo University

2.6%

Webster University

2.6%

Capella University

2.6%

University of Houston

2.5%

The Academy

2.5%
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Majors

Business

35.6%

Accounting

7.9%

Finance

6.7%

Criminal Justice

5.3%

Management

4.5%

Psychology

4.1%

Communication

3.9%

Health Care Administration

3.1%

Marketing

3.0%

General Studies

3.0%

Computer Science

3.0%

Human Resources Management

2.8%

Information Technology

2.6%

Computer Information Systems

2.5%

Economics

2.2%

Nursing

2.2%

Political Science

2.1%

Liberal Arts

1.9%

English

1.9%

Education

1.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

42.8%

Other

22.9%

Masters

14.2%

Associate

13.2%

Certificate

4.3%

Diploma

1.5%

Doctorate

0.7%

License

0.4%
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