Operations Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
BP America
Highest Paying City
Urban Honolulu, HI
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does an operations specialist make?
The national average salary for an Operations Specialist in the U.S. is $54,905 annually or $26.4 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $78,000. Retail companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Hawaii, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Operations Specialist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Operations Specialist is 3.4 years.

Average Operations Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Operations Specialist in the United States is $54,905 per year or $26.4 per hour. Operations Specialists make the most in Urban Honolulu, HI at about $90,996 per year. Even an entry-level Operations Specialist makes $68,000 per year in Urban Honolulu, HI. Hawaii, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Massachusetts are the states with the highest payscale for Operations Specialists. Wisconsin, Arizona, Tennessee, Indiana, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Operations Specialists.

Map of Operations Specialist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Operations Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Operations Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Operations Specialist jobs are in Retail companies and Retail companies. Companies like BP America or Chevron will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like ConocoPhillips and Latham & Watkins pay their Operations Specialists very well.
Company
Average Salary
$110,336
$110k
$101,489
$101k
$98,973
$99k
$98,648
$99k

Average Operations Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Operations Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Operations Specialists. Salaries for Operations Specialists in Manufacturing companies average $56,686 annually, while Technology companies and Finance companies pay $55,874 and $54,524, respectively. The types of companies that pay Operations Specialists the least are in the Government industry, where the average annual salary is $54,381.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$56,686
$57k
Technology
Technology
$55,874
$56k
Finance
Finance
$54,524
$55k
Government
Government
$54,381
$54k

Operations Specialist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Operations Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Operations Specialist can range from $30,396 to $77,038 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Operations Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Baltimore, Md
Operations Specialist I-Department of Recreation and Parks
04/28/2020
$53,001
Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist
04/27/2020
$64,009
Fraud & Claims Operations Specialist 2
04/23/2020
$31,200
Insurance Operations Specialist
04/23/2020
$37,566
City of St. Louis Department of Personnel
Transportation Center Operations Specialist
04/22/2020
$31,304
Accounting Operations Specialist
04/21/2020
$40,000
Operations Specialist (Manufacturing, Bergen County, 50K)
04/21/2020
$45,000
Facility Operations Specialist, GS 12, Newark (FBI Only)
04/21/2020
$88,651
Department of The Interior
Intelligence Operations Specialist, GS/12 (Deu-Dp)
04/20/2020
$70,181
Department of The Interior
Intelligence Operations Specialist, GS/12 (Deu-Dp)
04/20/2020
$70,181
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