General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,090
25th Percentile Wage
$73,640
50th Percentile Wage
$101,140
75th Percentile Wage
$147,480
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $147,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.48
25th Percentile Wage
$35.40
50th Percentile Wage
$48.62
75th Percentile Wage
$70.90
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $70.90. The median hourly salary is $48.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.48.

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
2016101,1401.10%-6.44%
2015100,030-3.16%-
2014103,190-2.56%-
2013105,830-1.72%-
2012107,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of Washington ranges from $61,930 to $117,710. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $117,710. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $114,080). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $61,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$117,710
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$114,080
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$109,740
Bremerton-Silverdale
$99,320
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$96,270
Tacoma
$92,260
Spokane
$90,840
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$90,050
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$88,250
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$86,430
Longview
$85,960
Olympia
$85,470
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$84,490
Yakima
$82,690
Bellingham
$80,020
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$78,790
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$74,950
Lewiston
$61,930



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