General and operations managers

General and operations managers - Job Description, Average Salaries, Career Opportunities, Job Opportunities, National Labor Statistics, Injuries and Education Requirements.


General and operations manager Job Description

General and operations managers oversee the day-to-day operations of a company or organization, the income statement, and help plan the focus and direction of the company. Chief executive officers, managing directors, senior partners, and executive directors are some examples of other positions that can encompass general and operations manager duties.


Graph of Number of People with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

Graph of Number of People with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Number of workers 2003 - 2009
2003 662,000
2004 727,000
2005 754,000
2006 911,000
2007 893,000
2008 919,000
2009 919,000


Graph of Number of Males with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

Graph of Number of Males with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Number of Male Workers 2003 - 2009
2003 490,000
2004 552,000
2005 528,000
2006 655,000
2007 644,000
2008 646,000
2009 656,000


Graph of Number of Females with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

Graph of Number of Females with General and operations manager Jobs in U.S. 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Number of Female Workers 2003 - 2009
2003 173,000
2004 175,000
2005 226,000
2006 255,000
2007 249,000
2008 274,000
2009 263,000


Graph of Average Annual Salary for General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

Graph of Average Annual Salary for General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Average Annual Salary 2003 - 2009
2003 $59,072
2004 $58,708
2005 $57,148
2006 $60,580
2007 $63,492
2008 $63,908
2009 $66,040


Graph of Average Annual Salary for Male General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

Graph of Average Annual Salary for Male General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Average Male Annual Salary 2003 - 2009
2003 $60,840
2004 $60,632
2005 $59,904
2006 $65,312
2007 $69,264
2008 $68,380
2009 $71,344


Graph of Average Annual Salary for Female General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

Graph of Average Annual Salary for Female General and operations manager Jobs 2003 - 2009

General and operations managers: Average Female Annual Salary 2003 - 2009
2003 $50,232
2004 $45,344
2005 $48,464
2006 $49,764
2007 $51,324
2008 $51,636
2009 $57,720

Projected Job Openings for General and operations managers
Projected Employment, 2018 1,730,800
Number of New Hires -2,300
Percent Change 0 %
Total Job Opportunities Due to Growth and Replacement Through 2018 502,200


How to Become a General and operations manager: Graph of Educational Background for General and operations managers in the U.S.

Graph of Education Background for General and operations managers in the U.S.

Most Significant Source of Education for General and operations managers
Percent with Less than High School Diploma 2.2 %
Percent with High school Diploma or Equivalent 16.9 %
Percent with Some College, No Degree 23.9 %
Percent with Associate's Degree 8.4 %
Percent with Bachelor's Degree 33.7 %
Percent with Master's Degree 12.4 %
Percent with Doctoral or Professional Degree 2.4 %

Other data sources show the following industry statistics:

Graph of Employment for General and operations managers in the U.S. for 1997 - 2009

Graph of Employment for General and operations managers in the U.S. for 1997 - 2009

Employment for General and operations managers 1997 - 2009
1997 No Data Available
1998 No Data Available
1999 2,305,610
2000 2,221,590
2001 2,064,220
2002 1,998,350
2003 1,892,060
2004 1,752,910
2005 1,663,810
2006 1,663,280
2007 1,697,690
2008 1,697,690
2009 1,689,680


Graph of Average Annual Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009

Graph of Average Annual Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009

Average Annual Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009
1997 No Data Available
1998 No Data Available
1999 $65,910
2000 $70,220
2001 $73,570
2002 $83,590
2003 $88,700
2004 $92,010
2005 $95,470
2006 $99,280
2007 $107,970
2008 $107,970
2009 $110,550


Graph of Average Hourly Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009

Graph of Average Hourly Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009

Average Hourly Salary for General and operations managers for 1997 - 2009
1997 No Data Available
1998 No Data Available
1999 $31.69
2000 $33.76
2001 $35.37
2002 $40.19
2003 $42.64
2004 $44.24
2005 $45.90
2006 $47.73
2007 $51.91
2008 $51.91
2009 $53.15


Table of Average Salary by State (Ordered Higest-Paying to Lowest-Paying) for General and operations managers for 2009

New Jersey $157,050
New York $135,500
Washington $130,750
Delaware $130,430
Connecticut $129,980
California $124,660
District of Columbia $120,890
Virginia $120,320
Maryland $117,300
Massachusetts $117,070
Rhode Island $116,980
North Carolina $116,390
Illinois $115,440
Ohio $113,320
Minnesota $111,520
Texas $110,900
Indiana $108,570
New Hampshire $107,710
Colorado $107,330
Wisconsin $106,830
Arizona $104,490
South Dakota $103,800
Nevada $103,440
Oregon $103,180
Michigan $103,160
Pennsylvania $102,320
Nebraska $100,370
Iowa $100,210
Florida $99,090
Georgia $97,920
South Carolina $97,700
Louisiana $97,580
Hawaii $96,910
North Dakota $96,670
Alabama $95,880
Vermont $95,410
Missouri $94,920
Tennessee $90,340
New Mexico $90,130
Maine $90,060
Arkansas $89,410
Mississippi $88,490
Wyoming $88,110
Kentucky $86,070
Virgin Islands $85,550
Kansas $85,530
Oklahoma $83,350
Puerto Rico $82,240
Utah $81,930
Montana $79,210
Alaska $78,580
West Virginia $77,070
Idaho $75,790
Guam $51,810


Table of On-the-job Fatalities for General and operations managers for 2009

On-the-job Fatalities for General and operations managers for 2009
Total Fatalities 8
Transportation Incidents 5
Assaults and Violent Acts No Data Available
Contact with Objects and Equipment No Data Available
Falls No Data Available
Exposure to Harmful Substances or Environment No Data Available
Fires and Explosions No Data Available