General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for general and operations managers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general and operations managers amongst Tennessee 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,080
25th Percentile Wage
$57,770
50th Percentile Wage
$85,220
75th Percentile Wage
$136,020
90th Percentile Wage
$176,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.30
25th Percentile Wage
$27.77
50th Percentile Wage
$40.97
75th Percentile Wage
$65.40
90th Percentile Wage
$85.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.08. The median hourly salary is $40.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.30.

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
201685,2202.92%8.65%
201582,730-1.91%-
201484,3105.34%-
201379,8102.46%-
201277,850--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of Tennessee ranges from $61,630 to $92,600. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $92,600. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $91,340). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,630.

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



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