General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of general and operations managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of general and operations managers in Chattanooga is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of General and Operations Managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,850
25th Percentile Wage
$51,400
50th Percentile Wage
$79,890
75th Percentile Wage
$129,690
90th Percentile Wage
$204,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $204,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.79
25th Percentile Wage
$24.71
50th Percentile Wage
$38.40
75th Percentile Wage
$62.35
90th Percentile Wage
$98.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $98.18. The median hourly salary is $38.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.79.

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
201679,8901.53%5.56%
201578,670-4.59%-
201482,2806.14%-
201377,2302.30%-
201275,450--

Table 3. Compare General and Operations Manager Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,890 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for general and operations managers in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of general and operations managers in Chattanooga is 13.7 percent (13.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin and 22.9 percent (22.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$92,600
Knoxville
$91,340
Memphis
$86,520
Jackson
$82,230
Cleveland
$81,570
Chattanooga
$79,890
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$79,200
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$77,570
Morristown
$75,260
Johnson City
$66,170
Clarksville
$65,030
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$62,420
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$61,630

See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.