Operations manager earnings by seniority

75th percentile

Senior-level operations manager earnings begin at:

$72.96 per hour

$151,750 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level operations manager earnings begin at:

$47.10 per hour

$97,970 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level operations manager earnings begin at:

$29.18 per hour

$60,690 per year

10th percentile

Starting level operations manager earnings begin at:

$20.80 per hour

$43,260 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Operations manager salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Maryland $99,640
Tennessee $99,600
North Carolina $99,040
Illinois $98,820
New Hampshire $98,230
Michigan $97,930
Pennsylvania $97,930
Louisiana $97,500
Alabama $96,270
Hawaii $96,060
Alaska $94,840
Ohio $94,840
Indiana $94,560
New Mexico $94,380
Minnesota $85,580
Texas $83,160
Oregon $81,920
Maine $80,170
North Dakota $80,170
Montana $79,870
Georgia $79,610
Nevada $79,180
Wyoming $78,950
Florida $78,660
Arizona $78,530
Oklahoma $78,150
Kansas $77,500
Nebraska $77,250
South Carolina $77,200
Missouri $76,990
Iowa $76,940
Virgin Islands, U.S. $76,830
Vermont $76,640
West Virginia $75,900
Kentucky $71,080
Utah $64,090
Arkansas $64,020
Mississippi $62,930
Puerto Rico $62,070
Idaho $61,870
Guam $59,960
District of Columbia $153,730
New Jersey $149,290
Delaware $126,380
Massachusetts $126,000
New York $125,690
Connecticut $124,140
South Dakota $123,450
Rhode Island $119,450
Washington $119,450
Wisconsin $115,000
Colorado $114,010
Virginia $108,710
California $107,850

How do operations manager salaries compare to similar careers?

Operations managers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than economists but more than business analysts.

Career Median Salary
Economist salary $106K
Health services manager salary $101K
Biomass power plant manager salary $103K
Industrial production manager salary $103K
Talent agent salary $78K
Operations manager salary $98K
Industrial organizational psychologist salary $105K
Mathematician salary $108K
Construction manager salary $99K
Business analyst salary $93K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)