General and Operations Manager Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of general and operations managers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general and operations manager salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,410
25th Percentile Wage
$92,800
50th Percentile Wage
$124,710
75th Percentile Wage
$162,250
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) general and operations managers is $162,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $64,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$124,710
3.01% 11.29%
2016
$120,960
4.09% -
2015
$116,010
1.03% -
2014
$114,810
2.13% -
2013
$112,370
1.55% -
2012
$110,630
- -

Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in twelve industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for general and operations manager occupations is the geothermal electric power generation industry with an annual salary $169,930. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $92,860). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Geothermal Electric Power Generation
$169,930
Other Electric Power Generation
$153,870
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$146,730
Solar Electric Power Generation
$139,730
Biomass Electric Power Generation
$134,530
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$130,890
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$130,380
Natural Gas Distribution
$125,770
Utilities
$124,710
Wind Electric Power Generation
$118,970
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$111,660
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$92,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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