General and Operations Manager Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of general and operations managers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general and operations manager salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,430
25th Percentile Wage
$66,010
50th Percentile Wage
$95,890
75th Percentile Wage
$138,190
90th Percentile Wage
$198,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in the industry sector of educational 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) general and operations managers is $198,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $46,430.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,8901.80%7.63%
201594,1602.04%-
201492,2401.93%-
201390,4602.09%-
201288,570--

Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in 28 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $121,270. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $65,010). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$121,270
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$113,800
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$112,580
Educational Services - Local government owned
$110,310
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$109,480
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$109,370
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$107,700
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$105,470
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$104,340
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$101,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$101,450
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$101,390
Educational Support Services
$100,980
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$100,840
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$99,030
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$98,190
Educational Services - State government owned
$97,990
Junior colleges - State government owned
$96,350
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$96,330
Educational Services
$95,890
Educational Services - Privately owned
$88,750
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$87,010
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$86,550
Technical and Trade Schools
$86,450
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$81,170
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$78,670
Other Schools and Instruction
$65,160
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$65,010

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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