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Operations manager salary in United States

How much does an Operations Manager make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $71,966
Low $43,651
High $118,648
Profit sharing
$7,500per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a operations manager is $71,966 per year in the United States and $7,500 profit sharing per year.28.2k salaries reported, updated at June 6, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Operations Managers in United States

  1. Genentech
    1,032 reviews12 salaries reported
    $172,476per year
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Highest paying cities for Operations Managers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $81,591 per year
    642 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $76,151 per year
    389 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $75,634 per year
    436 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $73,001 per year
    309 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $71,950 per year
    302 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $71,880 per year
    362 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $71,357 per year
    229 salaries reported
  2. Indianapolis, IN
    $69,505 per year
    243 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $67,580 per year
    141 salaries reported
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Where can an Operations Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Operations Managers

Top licenses
Licensed Pharmacist
Top skills
Microsoft Exchange
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Most common benefits for Operations Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,311 ratings

63% of Operations Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

General Manager

338,117 job openings

Average $60,760 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Operations Manager

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