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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
$43,350
25th Percentile Wage
$60,680
50th Percentile Wage
$88,090
75th Percentile Wage
$128,370
90th Percentile Wage
$193,920

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 $193,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $88,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general and operations managers is $43,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,090
1.95% 6.20%
2016
$86,370
1.67% -
2015
$84,930
-0.24% -
2014
$85,130
1.50% -
2013
$83,850
1.45% -
2012
$82,630
- -

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 43 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 $141,220. The lowest paying industry is the offices of optometrists industry (annual salary $56,260). 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
$141,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$122,830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$122,810
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$122,510
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$122,320
Hospitals - Privately owned
$121,410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$120,010
Hospitals - Local government owned
$119,880
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$119,500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$115,870
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$101,140
Offices of Physicians
$100,920
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$99,590
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$99,460
Outpatient Care Centers
$97,470
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$97,050
Hospitals - State government owned
$96,990
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$96,990
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$95,940
Home Health Care Services
$93,300
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$92,640
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$91,890
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$91,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$86,640
Ambulance Services
$86,590
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$86,310
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$83,630
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$83,010
Other Residential Care Facilities
$80,680
Offices of Dentists
$80,430
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$79,930
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$78,290
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$76,440
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$76,260
Individual and Family Services
$76,110
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$75,840
Social Assistance
$74,770
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$73,840
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$71,240
Child Day Care Services
$62,890
Offices of Chiropractors
$62,290
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$60,910
Offices of Optometrists
$56,260

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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