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General and Operations Manager Salary in the Industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The salary statistics and trend of general and operations managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare general and operations manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,420
25th Percentile Wage
$90,440
50th Percentile Wage
$140,350
75th Percentile Wage
$198,130
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for general and operations managers in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. 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 $198,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $140,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent general and operations managers is $62,420.

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 of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$140,350
0.62% 5.81%
2016
$139,480
-3.66% -
2015
$144,590
2.86% -
2014
$140,450
0.31% -
2013
$140,020
5.59% -
2012
$132,190
- -

Table 3. Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in 16 industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of general and operations managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$171,530
Scientific Research and Development Services
$166,500
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$146,190
Engineering Services
$144,530
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$140,350
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$140,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$137,950
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$135,350
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$134,800
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$134,160
Legal Services
$126,590
Specialized Design Services
$120,670
Testing Laboratories
$115,080
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$112,880
Photographic Services
$79,110
Veterinary Services
$78,980

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