General and Operations Manager Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for general and operations managers in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general and operations managers among North Carolina areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General and Operations Managers in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,390
25th Percentile Wage
$76,510
50th Percentile Wage
$109,730
75th Percentile Wage
$162,440
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $162,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.59
25th Percentile Wage
$36.78
50th Percentile Wage
$52.75
75th Percentile Wage
$78.09
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $78.09. The median hourly salary is $52.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.59.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016109,7302.20%4.16%
2015107,320-0.10%-
2014107,4300.40%-
2013107,0001.71%-
2012105,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of North Carolina ranges from $84,740 to $122,640. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $122,640. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $118,480). The lowest paying area is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $84,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$122,640
Raleigh-Cary
$118,480
Greensboro-High Point
$113,880
Winston-Salem
$108,070
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$103,250
Rocky Mount
$102,800
Greenville
$102,420
Fayetteville
$102,290
Wilmington
$97,750
Asheville
$95,690
Burlington
$95,480
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$95,030
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$89,000
Goldsboro
$88,690
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$88,270
Jacksonville
$87,200
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$84,740


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