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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
2,289,770 0.3 % $59.56 $123,880 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.50 $31.56 $48.52 $75.54 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $44,710 $65,650 $100,930 $157,120 (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 92,370 3.89 $78.34 $162,960
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 70,310 0.66 $38.30 $79,670
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 69,980 4.85 $75.41 $156,860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 59,460 2.84 $78.04 $162,320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 58,220 1.06 $50.73 $105,510

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) 2,150 9.61 $67.68 $140,780
Sound Recording Industries 1,170 6.69 $66.59 $138,500
Grantmaking and Giving Services 8,490 5.97 $68.21 $141,880
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 24,940 5.74 $66.16 $137,620
Other Investment Pools and Funds 490 5.71 $78.19 $162,630

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 680 3.70 $102.81 $213,840
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 24,270 2.61 $93.90 $195,320
Scientific Research and Development Services 17,340 2.57 $88.93 $184,970
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 2,080 2.51 $84.38 $175,510
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,240 1.43 $84.11 $174,950


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 249,800 14.69 0.93 $66.17 $137,640
Texas 195,730 16.16 1.02 $60.51 $125,870
New York 163,250 17.39 1.10 $75.13 $156,260
Florida 123,800 14.38 0.91 $54.14 $112,600
Illinois 122,790 20.49 1.30 $60.57 $125,990




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 25,930 36.39 2.30 $72.58 $150,970
Utah 44,760 30.75 1.94 $39.60 $82,370
Massachusetts 77,580 21.72 1.37 $65.30 $135,820
Alaska 6,790 21.54 1.36 $54.13 $112,580
Mississippi 23,850 21.22 1.34 $37.41 $77,800




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 43,070 10.63 0.67 $80.58 $167,600
New York 163,250 17.39 1.10 $75.13 $156,260
Rhode Island 5,730 11.88 0.75 $74.95 $155,910
Connecticut 30,330 18.27 1.15 $74.95 $155,890
District of Columbia 25,930 36.39 2.30 $72.58 $150,970





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 155,010 16.32 1.03 $81.05 $168,590
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 98,380 21.19 1.34 $64.39 $133,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 93,680 15.31 0.97 $68.01 $141,460
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 71,200 22.71 1.44 $73.83 $153,570
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 62,620 22.70 1.43 $69.21 $143,950
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 59,730 16.74 1.06 $63.80 $132,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 58,320 21.74 1.37 $59.01 $122,740
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 52,040 17.45 1.10 $67.19 $139,750
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 41,470 17.14 1.08 $76.53 $159,190
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 39,140 15.11 0.96 $57.38 $119,360