Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,660
25th Percentile Wage
$65,230
50th Percentile Wage
$82,490
75th Percentile Wage
$102,960
90th Percentile Wage
$125,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) business operations specialists is $125,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $49,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,4901.08%8.66%
201581,6001.52%-
201480,3602.41%-
201378,4203.91%-
201275,350--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in four 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 business operations specialist occupations is the natural gas distribution industry with an annual salary $87,990. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $63,850). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Natural Gas Distribution
$87,990
Utilities
$82,490
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$80,600
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$63,850

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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