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Operations Specialties Manager Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare operations specialties manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,430
25th Percentile Wage
$102,260
50th Percentile Wage
$137,700
75th Percentile Wage
$183,100
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) operations specialties managers is $183,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $137,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $76,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$137,700
2.67% 12.37%
2016
$134,030
2.40% -
2015
$130,810
2.25% -
2014
$127,870
2.66% -
2013
$124,470
3.05% -
2012
$120,670
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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 in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $145,900. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $81,560). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name 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

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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