Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

11-1021 General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,049,870 0.3 % $56.35 $117,200 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.70 $31.54 $46.77 $71.95 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $45,130 $65,610 $97,270 $149,660 (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 86,050 3.90 $71.79 $149,320
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 62,430 0.65 $34.49 $71,740
Local Government (OES Designation) 59,750 1.12 $45.64 $94,930
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 52,120 4.29 $73.19 $152,230
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 47,010 2.66 $76.44 $158,990

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 1,660 7.17 $65.10 $135,400
Sound Recording Industries 900 5.59 $65.89 $137,060
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 23,750 5.57 $59.01 $122,730
Office Administrative Services 24,950 5.54 $60.69 $126,230
Grantmaking and Giving Services 7,080 5.33 $62.16 $129,300

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 6,930 1.57 $86.30 $179,510
Scientific Research and Development Services 14,420 2.27 $85.60 $178,050
Other Financial Investment Activities 13,020 3.06 $85.00 $176,790
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,170 1.37 $83.84 $174,380
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 450 2.60 $82.46 $171,520


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 262,660 17.37 1.15 $60.34 $125,510
Texas 175,410 15.62 1.03 $59.16 $123,060
New York 146,050 16.58 1.09 $68.03 $141,500
Illinois 105,490 18.30 1.21 $50.42 $104,870
Georgia 79,830 20.04 1.32 $53.21 $110,670



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 22,620 33.53 2.21 $69.05 $143,630
Alaska 6,710 20.66 1.36 $48.90 $101,720
Utah 26,450 20.65 1.36 $42.21 $87,800
Georgia 79,830 20.04 1.32 $53.21 $110,670
New Mexico 15,350 19.48 1.28 $46.68 $97,100



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 45,990 11.88 0.78 $77.58 $161,370
District of Columbia 22,620 33.53 2.21 $69.05 $143,630
Delaware 4,320 10.18 0.67 $68.32 $142,110
Connecticut 31,660 19.23 1.27 $68.15 $141,750
New York 146,050 16.58 1.09 $68.03 $141,500




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 89,410 16.59 1.09 $77.14 $160,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 73,560 18.13 1.20 $61.38 $127,680
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 70,290 18.74 1.24 $53.12 $110,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 52,570 22.01 1.45 $58.17 $121,000
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 52,510 22.08 1.46 $69.97 $145,540
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 47,290 16.63 1.10 $66.54 $138,400
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 36,610 16.36 1.08 $66.25 $137,800
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 35,550 19.80 1.31 $69.66 $144,890
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 28,550 19.23 1.27 $62.73 $130,490
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 27,560 15.09 0.99 $52.50 $109,210