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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

11-1021 General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. 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. Usually manage through subordinate supervisors. 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)
2,400,280 0.3 % $59.15 $123,030 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.66 $31.57 $48.45 $75.69 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $45,050 $65,660 $100,780 $157,430 (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 96,400 3.91 $77.75 $161,720
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 76,040 5.10 $75.08 $156,170
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 75,760 0.70 $38.10 $79,240
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 61,450 4.30 $62.00 $128,960
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 61,150 2.81 $78.80 $163,890

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) 2,210 10.00 $67.13 $139,630
Sound Recording Industries 1,310 7.03 $66.56 $138,450
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 26,810 6.12 $64.57 $134,300
Other Investment Pools and Funds 580 6.06 $83.24 $173,130
Grantmaking and Giving Services 8,530 5.94 $69.35 $144,240

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 600 3.15 $105.07 $218,550
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 27,270 2.90 $91.34 $189,990
Scientific Research and Development Services 18,380 2.60 $91.03 $189,340
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,690 1.70 $84.21 $175,170
Other Investment Pools and Funds 580 6.06 $83.24 $173,130


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 259,550 14.93 0.91 $65.89 $137,050
Texas 217,080 17.46 1.07 $58.30 $121,270
New York 168,730 17.72 1.08 $74.83 $155,640
Florida 147,680 16.79 1.03 $50.61 $105,260
Illinois 128,580 21.34 1.31 $59.41 $123,570




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 25,630 35.43 2.17 $73.56 $153,000
Utah 47,380 31.50 1.93 $39.96 $83,130
Massachusetts 82,190 22.71 1.39 $66.28 $137,870
Illinois 128,580 21.34 1.31 $59.41 $123,570
Alaska 6,760 21.32 1.30 $52.54 $109,290




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 46,400 11.35 0.69 $78.89 $164,090
Rhode Island 5,240 10.85 0.66 $75.83 $157,720
Connecticut 30,480 18.31 1.12 $75.56 $157,170
New York 168,730 17.72 1.08 $74.83 $155,640
District of Columbia 25,630 35.43 2.17 $73.56 $153,000





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 162,730 16.85 1.03 $80.36 $167,160
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 101,960 21.80 1.33 $63.72 $132,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 96,500 15.47 0.95 $66.70 $138,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 73,850 23.23 1.42 $73.22 $152,300
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 66,810 23.88 1.46 $69.87 $145,330
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 65,040 17.79 1.09 $64.59 $134,340
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 55,680 18.24 1.12 $61.30 $127,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 55,440 20.21 1.24 $59.32 $123,390
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 47,650 18.03 1.10 $53.70 $111,690
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 44,500 18.00 1.10 $74.93 $155,850