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

The salary statistics and trend of operations specialties 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 operations specialties 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
$70,120
25th Percentile Wage
$97,320
50th Percentile Wage
$129,980
75th Percentile Wage
$173,230
90th Percentile Wage
$186,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for operations specialties 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 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operations specialties managers is $186,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $129,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent operations specialties managers is $70,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$129,980
-0.41% 15.79%
2016
$130,510
3.56% -
2015
$125,860
3.21% -
2014
$121,820
4.97% -
2013
$115,760
5.44% -
2012
$109,460
- -

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

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

Industry Median Annual Salary
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$145,900
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$144,130
Scientific Research and Development Services
$143,440
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$142,890
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$142,020
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$137,700
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$129,980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$129,810
Engineering Services
$126,060
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$125,100
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$123,690
Legal Services
$122,060
Testing Laboratories
$120,770
Specialized Design Services
$116,780
Photographic Services
$82,020
Veterinary Services
$81,560

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