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General and Operations Manager Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,410
25th Percentile Wage
$60,680
50th Percentile Wage
$86,370
75th Percentile Wage
$125,580
90th Percentile Wage
$191,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $191,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $86,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $43,410.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,3701.67%4.33%
201584,930-0.24%-
201485,1301.50%-
201383,8501.45%-
201282,630--

Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of general and operations managers in 42 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $126,660. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $60,020). For detailed general and operations manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$126,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$118,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$116,670
Hospitals - Privately owned
$116,430
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$113,680
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$113,550
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$113,140
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$107,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$107,580
Hospitals - Local government owned
$107,540
Offices of Physicians
$98,160
Outpatient Care Centers
$96,640
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$95,660
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$95,060
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,160
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$94,110
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$93,610
Hospitals - State government owned
$93,520
Home Health Care Services
$92,650
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$90,430
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$89,970
Ambulance Services
$85,430
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$83,730
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$83,510
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$81,690
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$81,130
Other Residential Care Facilities
$78,840
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$78,820
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$78,820
Offices of Dentists
$77,740
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$76,840
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$75,650
Individual and Family Services
$74,830
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$74,480
Social Assistance
$73,320
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$72,080
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$71,040
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$69,980
Offices of Optometrists
$68,670
Offices of Chiropractors
$61,240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$60,710
Child Day Care Services
$60,020

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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