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Highest Paying Cities for General and Operations Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for general and operations managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of general and operations managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $189,590, Los Alamos County, New Mexico is the highest paying city for general and operations managers. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $162,990). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of general and operations managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for General and Operations Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Alamos County, New Mexico
$189,590
180
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$162,990
9,490
3 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$149,580
14,240
4 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$145,530
12,880
5 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$143,840
89,410
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$141,960
152,620
7 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$140,930
2,540
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$140,790
19,310
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$139,740
17,380
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$136,060
58,160
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$134,300
70,940
12 Odessa, Texas
$133,530
1,280
13 Wilmington, New Jersey
$129,490
3,320
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$128,060
40,510
15 Camden, New Jersey
$126,530
4,980
16 St Marys County, Maryland
$125,460
670
17 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$124,910
47,800
18 Danbury, Connecticut
$124,620
1,430
19 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$124,430
34,320
20 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$124,170
10,030
21 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$123,340
13,420
22 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$123,310
38,280
23 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$122,640
4,040
24 Huntsville, Alabama
$121,860
3,390
25 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$121,860
24,600
26 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$120,700
11,110
27 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$119,860
36,510
28 Boulder, Colorado
$119,680
3,010
29 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$119,450
18,910
30 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$119,400
25,030
31 Nashua, New Hampshire
$118,730
2,220
32 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$118,480
8,600
33 New Haven, Connecticut
$118,370
4,090
34 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$117,710
23,090
35 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$117,600
7,920
36 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$117,430
1,470
37 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$117,410
25,040
38 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$116,930
23,290
39 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$116,570
50,040
40 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$116,490
1,960
41 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$116,450
5,750
42 Midland, Texas
$116,250
1,680
43 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$116,170
430
44 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$116,070
17,550
45 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$115,730
930
46 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$115,540
56,510
47 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$114,080
26,360
48 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$114,060
10,520
49 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$113,880
4,730
50 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$113,390
1,690
51 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$113,140
2,210
52 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$112,600
1,250
53 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$112,340
8,180
54 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$111,830
8,790
55 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$111,800
70,520
56 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$111,750
28,550
57 Framingham, Massachusetts
$111,710
3,350
58 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$111,390
12,550
59 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$110,880
3,750
60 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$109,740
1,410
61 Manchester, New Hampshire
$109,340
2,010
62 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$108,980
1,500
63 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$108,860
2,500
64 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$108,710
13,530
65 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$108,520
3,180
66 Tallahassee, Florida
$108,510
1,740
67 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$108,070
2,800
68 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$107,830
1,190
69 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,720
102,100
70 Jacksonville, Florida
$107,320
6,390
71 Victoria, Texas
$107,240
480
72 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Florida
$107,220
950
73 Richmond, Virginia
$107,190
8,110
74 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$106,960
10,550
75 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$106,350
14,760
76 Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida
$106,290
450
77 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$106,250
8,780
78 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$106,120
76,760
79 Napa, California
$106,090
1,340
80 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$105,820
28,500
81 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$105,620
9,350
82 Dothan, Alabama
$105,450
760
83 Dover, Delaware
$105,310
560
84 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$105,090
1,090
85 Reading, Pennsylvania
$104,960
1,970
86 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$104,880
5,190
87 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$104,680
13,600
88 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$104,440
94,030
89 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$104,270
1,350
90 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$103,870
1,040
91 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$103,730
9,120
92 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$103,720
60,130
93 Punta Gorda, Florida
$103,650
260
94 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$103,490
23,300
95 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$103,460
2,660
96 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$103,260
1,220
97 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$103,250
1,590
98 Rocky Mount, North Carolina
$102,800
640
99 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$102,780
1,500
100 Port St Lucie, Florida
$102,700
1,110
See also: Highest paying industries for general and operations managers.