Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,260
25th Percentile Wage
$51,160
50th Percentile Wage
$67,390
75th Percentile Wage
$90,400
90th Percentile Wage
$117,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $117,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $39,260.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,390
1.69% 6.11%
2016
$66,250
1.15% -
2015
$65,490
0.78% -
2014
$64,980
1.35% -
2013
$64,100
1.29% -
2012
$63,270
- -

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

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 118 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $85,200. The lowest paying industry is the fiber, yarn, and thread mills industry (annual salary $41,090). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$85,200
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$81,150
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$78,200
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$78,110
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$77,630
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$77,430
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$76,670
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$76,160
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$76,160
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$74,440
Chemical Manufacturing
$73,060
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$72,370
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$71,670
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$71,510
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$71,500
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$70,440
Chemical Manufacturing
$70,350
Ship and Boat Building
$69,230
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$69,130
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$69,020
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$68,720
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$68,130
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$66,450
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$66,180
Chemical Manufacturing
$65,830
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$65,820
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$65,770
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$65,430
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$65,010
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$64,840
Machinery Manufacturing
$64,440
Machinery Manufacturing
$64,370
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$64,360
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$64,330
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$64,210
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$63,880
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$63,840
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$63,230
Paper Manufacturing
$63,220
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$63,140
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$63,110
Footwear Manufacturing
$63,000
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,970
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$62,700
Apparel Manufacturing
$62,640
Other Food Manufacturing
$62,630
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$62,630
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$62,460
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$62,450
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,330
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$62,140
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$62,060
Hardware Manufacturing
$61,960
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$61,920
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$61,490
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$61,260
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$61,060
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$60,950
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$60,920
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$60,800
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$60,770
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$60,630
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$60,450
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$60,410
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$60,320
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$60,260
Foundries
$60,120
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$60,060
Forging and Stamping
$60,010
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$59,980
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$59,920
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,810
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$59,450
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$59,440
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$59,340
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$59,130
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$58,890
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$58,890
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$58,840
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$58,780
Food Manufacturing
$58,650
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$58,600
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$58,590
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$58,380
Tobacco Manufacturing
$58,280
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$57,990
Apparel Knitting Mills
$57,890
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$57,790
Animal Food Manufacturing
$57,770
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$57,580
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$57,480
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$57,210
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$57,080
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$57,020
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$57,010
Printing and Related Support Activities
$56,880
Printing and Related Support Activities
$56,880
Machine Shops
$56,850
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$56,460
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$56,450
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$56,320
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
$56,090
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$55,950
Wood Product Manufacturing
$55,210
Fabric Mills
$55,130
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$54,930
Textile Mills
$54,680
Beverage Manufacturing
$54,670
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$54,600
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$54,300
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$53,290
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$52,480
Other Textile Product Mills
$52,410
Textile Product Mills
$52,060
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$51,680
Textile Furnishings Mills
$51,590
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$50,010
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$41,090

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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