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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 $206,280, 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 $169,580). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$206,280
180
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$169,580
9,050
3 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$150,910
2,420
4 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$148,620
110,390
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$146,660
19,610
6 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$146,490
13,330
7 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$145,530
12,880
8 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$143,840
89,410
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$141,460
150,300
10 Midland, Texas
$140,720
1,970
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$138,170
57,710
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$138,160
70,000
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$138,000
16,890
14 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$134,320
12,300
15 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$132,980
41,010
16 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$130,380
17,210
17 Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1, Puerto Rico
$130,250
50
18 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$129,960
390
19 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$129,720
36,600
20 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$129,480
10,900
21 Camden, New Jersey
$128,950
5,220
22 Wilmington, New Jersey
$128,490
3,270
23 Odessa, Texas
$125,650
1,210
24 St Marys County, Maryland
$125,460
670
25 San Rafael, USA
$125,380
2,360
26 Danbury, Connecticut
$124,870
1,120
27 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$123,590
19,040
28 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$123,340
13,420
29 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$122,830
45,590
30 Huntsville, Alabama
$122,800
3,390
31 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$122,490
41,160
32 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$122,380
27,410
33 Framingham, Massachusetts
$121,480
3,660
34 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$120,830
4,060
35 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$120,190
24,210
36 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$119,820
1,440
37 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$119,520
23,430
38 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$119,360
860
39 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$119,340
24,490
40 New Haven, Connecticut
$119,000
3,950
41 Boulder, Colorado
$118,830
2,970
42 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$118,810
10,790
43 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$118,390
24,820
44 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$118,350
8,230
45 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$118,130
37,280
46 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$116,710
27,800
47 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$116,010
59,570
48 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$115,920
50,160
49 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$115,600
96,170
50 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$115,490
17,220
51 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$114,920
1,900
52 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$114,520
2,900
53 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$114,420
8,120
54 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$113,620
7,940
55 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$113,310
3,020
56 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$112,880
77,300
57 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$112,620
68,760
58 California-Lexington Park, USA
$112,480
590
59 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$111,750
28,550
60 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$111,310
2,510
61 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$111,210
8,860
62 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$111,110
26,920
63 Richmond, Virginia
$111,110
7,990
64 Nashua, New Hampshire
$111,100
2,380
65 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$111,040
18,060
66 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$110,930
4,100
67 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$110,670
12,880
68 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$110,660
1,340
69 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$110,350
1,160
70 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$110,300
15,630
71 Manchester, New Hampshire
$109,970
2,090
72 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$109,960
1,140
73 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$109,950
4,770
74 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$109,790
2,990
75 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$109,450
4,790
76 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$109,320
1,450
77 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$109,260
95,070
78 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$109,070
2,510
79 Monroe, Michigan
$108,760
530
80 Fayetteville, North Carolina
$108,590
1,190
81 Tallahassee, Florida
$108,510
1,740
82 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$108,070
22,080
83 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$107,910
1,200
84 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$107,720
102,100
85 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$107,720
12,990
86 Napa, California
$107,640
1,250
87 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$107,570
2,100
88 Reading, Pennsylvania
$107,340
2,190
89 Peabody, Massachusetts
$106,970
1,780
90 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$106,880
1,540
91 Madison, Wisconsin
$106,490
4,940
92 Urban Honolulu, USA
$106,440
7,460
93 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$106,360
12,190
94 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$106,160
1,120
95 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$106,040
1,610
96 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$105,970
6,920
97 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$105,880
8,750
98 Greeley, Colorado
$105,710
1,440
99 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
$105,590
3,010
100 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$105,370
8,970
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