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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
$61,040
25th Percentile Wage
$81,680
50th Percentile Wage
$112,080
75th Percentile Wage
$153,250
90th Percentile Wage
$204,860

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
2016112,0803.41%10.14%
2015108,2602.32%-
2014105,7502.44%-
2013103,1702.37%-
2012100,720--

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
Information
$141,300
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$134,030
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$128,080
Mining
$124,650
Utilities
$123,400
Finance and Insurance
$121,290
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$104,680
Wholesale Trade
$104,590
Manufacturing
$103,440
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$102,840
Federal, State, and Local Government
$102,000
Construction
$101,800
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$99,610
Educational Services
$97,350
Health Care and Social Assistance
$97,200
Retail Trade
$97,150
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$92,210
Transportation and Warehousing
$91,910
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$88,080
Accommodation and Food Services
$85,430

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
$135,800
Financial Managers
$121,750
Purchasing Managers
$111,590
Industrial Production Managers
$97,140
Administrative Services Managers
$90,050
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$89,190


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