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
$38,720
25th Percentile Wage
$50,350
50th Percentile Wage
$66,250
75th Percentile Wage
$88,660
90th Percentile Wage
$115,010

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 $115,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $38,720.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,2501.15%4.50%
201565,4900.78%-
201464,9801.35%-
201364,1001.29%-
201263,270--

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

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 112 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 computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $84,810. The lowest paying industry is the fiber, yarn, and thread mills industry (annual salary $38,990). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$84,810
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$82,920
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$80,980
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$77,780
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$77,270
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$74,990
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$74,980
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$74,710
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,660
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$74,660
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$72,350
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$71,670
Chemical Manufacturing
$71,120
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$70,590
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$69,730
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$69,400
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$69,130
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$68,720
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$68,630
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$67,860
Ship and Boat Building
$66,850
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$66,450
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$65,820
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$65,810
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$65,770
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$65,430
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$64,200
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$64,160
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$64,140
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$64,000
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$63,800
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$63,430
Machinery Manufacturing
$63,300
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$63,220
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$62,970
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$62,770
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$62,460
Hardware Manufacturing
$61,960
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$61,850
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$61,490
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$61,480
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$61,460
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$61,450
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$61,260
Other Food Manufacturing
$61,080
Paper Manufacturing
$60,980
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$60,950
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$60,810
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$60,800
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$60,770
Tobacco Manufacturing
$60,650
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$60,560
Apparel Manufacturing
$60,430
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$60,320
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$60,020
Forging and Stamping
$60,010
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$59,920
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$59,810
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$59,780
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$59,700
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$59,590
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$59,530
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$59,450
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$59,390
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$59,000
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
$58,950
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$58,890
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$58,880
Footwear Manufacturing
$58,820
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$58,800
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$58,600
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$58,570
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$58,410
Foundries
$58,400
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$58,070
Apparel Knitting Mills
$57,830
Animal Food Manufacturing
$57,810
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$57,780
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$57,710
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$57,580
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$57,480
Food Manufacturing
$57,350
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$57,210
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$57,080
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$57,030
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$57,010
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$57,010
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$56,570
Machine Shops
$56,380
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
$56,090
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$55,770
Printing and Related Support Activities
$55,740
Printing and Related Support Activities
$55,740
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
$55,510
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$55,040
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$55,040
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$54,550
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$54,240
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$54,180
Wood Product Manufacturing
$54,050
Beverage Manufacturing
$53,760
Other Textile Product Mills
$53,470
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$53,360
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$53,290
Fabric Mills
$53,190
Textile Product Mills
$52,930
Textile Mills
$52,840
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$52,480
Textile Furnishings Mills
$52,040
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$51,680
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$48,790
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$38,990

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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