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Operations Specialties Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of operations specialties managers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of operations specialties managers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of operations specialties managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The operations specialties managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Operations Specialties Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operations specialties managers is $204,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $112,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,040. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 235% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Table 2. Operations Specialties Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of operations specialties managers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for operations specialties managers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $141,300. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $85,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Finance and Insurance
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Wholesale Trade
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
Federal, State, and Local Government
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Transportation and Warehousing
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Accommodation and Food Services

Table 3. Salaries of Operations Specialties Manager Related Occupations

The average annual salary of operations specialties manager related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Financial Managers
Purchasing Managers
Industrial Production Managers
Administrative Services Managers
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers


Highest paying industries for operations specialties managers.