Frequently asked questions

Common questions about being an Operations Manager

What qualifies a person to be an operations manager?

Operations managers must have a degree in business administration or in a related course of study. Candidates must also have the required experience.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an operations manager?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for an operations manager, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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What skills must an operations manager have?

An operations manager needs:

  • Leadership skills and the ability to mentor people
  • The ability to set goals and take responsibility
  • The ability to communicate effectively
  • Organization skills
  • Time management skills
  • A complete understanding of the company's policy
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Is there any difference between an operations manager and a general manager?

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