Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,900
25th Percentile Wage
$68,100
50th Percentile Wage
$97,150
75th Percentile Wage
$137,180
90th Percentile Wage
$186,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties managers in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operations specialties managers is $186,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $48,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,1505.42%9.79%
201591,8801.59%-
201490,4201.55%-
201389,0201.55%-
201287,640--

Compare Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of operations specialties managers in 40 industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for operations specialties manager occupations is the clothing stores industry with an annual salary $131,500. The lowest paying industry is the gasoline stations industry (annual salary $58,800). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Clothing Stores
$131,500
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$125,440
Shoe Stores
$120,860
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$115,300
Nonstore Retailers
$112,750
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$111,760
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
$110,300
Automobile Dealers
$101,900
Direct Selling Establishments
$99,680
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$99,070
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$97,140
Health and Personal Care Stores
$95,060
Health and Personal Care Stores
$95,060
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$90,510
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$90,350
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$90,350
Other General Merchandise Stores
$89,090
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$87,090
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$86,400
Home Furnishings Stores
$86,150
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$84,580
Vending Machine Operators
$84,460
Specialty Food Stores
$84,010
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$83,740
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$83,590
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$83,140
Furniture Stores
$82,800
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$82,140
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$80,770
Sporting Goods Stores
$79,970
General Merchandise Stores
$78,440
Book Stores and News Dealers
$76,610
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$76,140
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$76,110
Department Stores
$75,580
Food and Beverage Stores
$73,570
Used Merchandise Stores
$70,030
Grocery Stores
$69,740
Gasoline Stations
$58,800
Gasoline Stations
$58,800

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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