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

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

Average Annual Salary of Operations Specialties Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,090
25th Percentile Wage
$71,710
50th Percentile Wage
$97,200
75th Percentile Wage
$129,290
90th Percentile Wage
$168,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties 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) operations specialties managers is $168,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operations specialties managers is $54,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,2002.28%11.05%
201594,9802.66%-
201492,4503.70%-
201389,0302.89%-
201286,460--

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

The average salaries of operations specialties 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 operations specialties manager occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $122,000. The lowest paying industry is the offices of optometrists industry (annual salary $63,000). For detailed operations specialties manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$122,000
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$113,990
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$113,130
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$112,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$111,280
Hospitals - Privately owned
$110,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$109,760
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$108,930
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$106,880
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$101,410
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$100,740
Hospitals - Local government owned
$100,730
Outpatient Care Centers
$99,370
Hospitals - State government owned
$98,630
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$97,750
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$95,660
Offices of Physicians
$94,970
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$94,940
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$91,300
Home Health Care Services
$91,190
Ambulance Services
$89,080
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$87,720
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$85,060
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$84,620
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$83,370
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$82,660
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$81,000
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$79,690
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$79,370
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$79,330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$79,180
Social Assistance
$78,850
Individual and Family Services
$78,840
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$78,630
Other Residential Care Facilities
$77,990
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$77,490
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$76,050
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$74,910
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$74,220
Offices of Dentists
$74,000
Child Day Care Services
$69,990
Offices of Chiropractors
$64,170
Offices of Optometrists
$63,000

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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