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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Operations Specialties Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$144,270
50th Percentile Wage
$105,750
25th Percentile Wage
$77,360
10th Percentile Wage
$57,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operations specialties managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $144,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $105,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,960. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 148% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Average Salary of Operations Specialties Managers vs. Related Jobs

Table 3. Operations Specialties Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of operations specialties managers in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 3. 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 $134,240. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $77,900).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$134,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$127,870
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$121,970
Mining
$116,550
Utilities
$115,000
Finance and Insurance
$114,210
Wholesale Trade
$100,300
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$99,440
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$98,130
Manufacturing
$98,130
Construction
$96,810
Federal, State, and Local Government
$96,420
Health Care and Social Assistance
$92,450
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$92,280
Educational Services
$91,720
Retail Trade
$90,420
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$88,120
Transportation and Warehousing
$87,770
Accommodation and Food Services
$80,680
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$77,900

Table 4. 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 4. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$127,640
Financial Managers
$115,320
Purchasing Managers
$106,090
Industrial Production Managers
$92,470
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$85,400
Administrative Services Managers
$83,790


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