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
$50,600
25th Percentile Wage
$66,270
50th Percentile Wage
$84,460
75th Percentile Wage
$104,920
90th Percentile Wage
$127,240

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 $127,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $84,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $50,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,460
2.33% 10.79%
2016
$82,490
1.08% -
2015
$81,600
1.52% -
2014
$80,360
2.41% -
2013
$78,420
3.91% -
2012
$75,350
- -

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

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $94,500. The lowest paying industry is the geothermal electric power generation industry (annual salary $58,030). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$94,500
Biomass Electric Power Generation
$92,830
Natural Gas Distribution
$90,840
Other Electric Power Generation
$87,510
Utilities
$84,460
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$83,330
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$81,800
Wind Electric Power Generation
$73,300
Solar Electric Power Generation
$72,700
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$69,910
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$67,280
Geothermal Electric Power Generation
$58,030

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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