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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Operations Specialties Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,660
25th Percentile Wage
$84,490
50th Percentile Wage
$115,700
75th Percentile Wage
$157,160
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 $115,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,660. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 221% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operations specialties managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$115,700
3.13% 12.95%
2016
$112,080
3.41% -
2015
$108,260
2.32% -
2014
$105,750
2.44% -
2013
$103,170
2.37% -
2012
$100,720
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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 $144,590. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $88,590).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$144,590
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$137,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$130,940
Utilities
$126,230
Finance and Insurance
$125,820
Mining
$123,100
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$110,290
Manufacturing
$107,190
Wholesale Trade
$107,050
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$107,020
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$104,490
Federal, State, and Local Government
$104,010
Retail Trade
$103,100
Construction
$103,010
Educational Services
$100,090
Health Care and Social Assistance
$99,960
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$95,910
Transportation and Warehousing
$94,860
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$93,280
Accommodation and Food Services
$88,590

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
$181,320
Purchasing Managers
$115,320
Industrial Production Managers
$108,920
Financial Managers
$93,580
Administrative Services Managers
$76,790
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$76,380



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