General and Operations Manager Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,910
25th Percentile Wage
$74,620
50th Percentile Wage
$120,390
75th Percentile Wage
$190,380
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) general and operations managers is $190,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $120,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $49,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$120,390
-0.32% 6.24%
2016
$120,780
1.26% -
2015
$119,260
1.33% -
2014
$117,670
3.38% -
2013
$113,690
0.71% -
2012
$112,880
- -

Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in 22 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for general and operations manager occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $145,660. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $58,490). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$145,660
Other Information Services
$145,660
Software Publishers
$145,100
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$135,600
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$135,600
Satellite Telecommunications
$130,860
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$129,270
Television Broadcasting
$123,790
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$121,260
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$117,440
Telecommunications
$115,010
Sound Recording Industries
$114,290
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$113,660
Other Telecommunications
$107,380
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$106,150
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$103,970
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$101,500
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$88,220
Newspaper Publishers
$87,110
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$85,640
Radio Broadcasting
$79,580
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$58,490

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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