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Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,830
25th Percentile Wage
$52,070
50th Percentile Wage
$72,840
75th Percentile Wage
$101,860
90th Percentile Wage
$141,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) business operations specialists is $141,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $37,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,840-0.03%2.73%
201572,8601.26%-
201471,9400.38%-
201371,6701.14%-
201270,850--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $80,290. The lowest paying industry is the veterinary services industry (annual salary $48,130). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$80,290
Scientific Research and Development Services
$79,570
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$77,590
Engineering Services
$75,820
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$73,900
Testing Laboratories
$72,860
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$72,840
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$72,470
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$72,230
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$70,240
Legal Services
$66,440
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$63,530
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$62,240
Specialized Design Services
$62,190
Photographic Services
$48,410
Veterinary Services
$48,130

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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