General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Columbia, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general and operations managers in Columbia, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of general and operations managers in Columbia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of General and Operations Managers in Columbia, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,300
25th Percentile Wage
$65,750
50th Percentile Wage
$87,370
75th Percentile Wage
$126,470
90th Percentile Wage
$192,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $192,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,370
0.23% 1.61%
2016
$87,170
-5.80% -
2015
$92,230
6.26% -
2014
$86,460
1.32% -
2013
$85,320
-0.75% -
2012
$85,960
- -

Table 3. Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Columbia with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $87,370, Columbia is the second highest paying city for general and operations managers in state of South Carolina, following the highest paying city Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (median annual salary of $115,490). Compared with Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, the median annual salary of general and operations managers in Columbia is 24.3 percent (24.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$115,490
Columbia
$87,370
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$86,530
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$86,530
Florence
$85,540
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$82,450
Spartanburg
$77,530
Sumter
$76,880
Augusta-Richmond County
$76,600
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,500
Anderson
$71,010
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,960
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,080
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$66,770



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, South Carolina.