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
$49,220
25th Percentile Wage
$74,760
50th Percentile Wage
$120,780
75th Percentile Wage
$192,570
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 $192,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $120,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $49,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016120,7801.26%6.54%
2015119,2601.33%-
2014117,6703.38%-
2013113,6900.71%-
2012112,880--

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 software publishers industry with an annual salary $146,990. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $56,130). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$146,990
Other Information Services
$146,070
Other Information Services
$146,070
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$140,870
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$140,870
Satellite Telecommunications
$130,860
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$129,910
Sound Recording Industries
$123,940
Television Broadcasting
$121,920
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$117,440
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$115,030
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$114,200
Telecommunications
$113,910
Other Telecommunications
$107,380
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$106,150
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$102,720
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$101,310
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$90,970
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$88,160
Newspaper Publishers
$86,790
Radio Broadcasting
$81,540
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$56,130

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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