Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
2,188,870 0.3 % $58.70 $122,090 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.29 $31.20 $47.74 $74.53 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $44,290 $64,890 $99,310 $155,020 (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 86,410 3.75 $76.55 $159,220
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 70,460 0.68 $36.35 $75,610
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 65,420 4.91 $75.92 $157,910
Local Government (OES Designation) 57,250 1.06 $47.76 $99,330
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 56,300 2.86 $79.31 $164,970

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) 1,800 7.77 $64.51 $134,180
Grantmaking and Giving Services 8,290 5.96 $65.40 $136,040
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 24,980 5.81 $62.94 $130,910
Office Administrative Services 25,350 5.27 $65.43 $136,090
Land Subdivision 2,040 5.06 $69.73 $145,040

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 220 4.74 $98.49 $204,870
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 200 4.04 $94.60 $196,770
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 600 3.41 $94.40 $196,350
Other Financial Investment Activities 13,840 3.03 $90.54 $188,320
Oil and Gas Extraction 5,360 2.96 $90.37 $187,960


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 261,780 16.40 1.05 $64.23 $133,590
Texas 168,610 14.36 0.92 $64.04 $133,200
New York 162,870 17.90 1.15 $71.59 $148,910
Illinois 121,040 20.50 1.32 $56.95 $118,450
Georgia 90,520 21.48 1.38 $54.84 $114,070




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 26,610 37.89 2.43 $70.53 $146,710
Utah 36,200 26.33 1.69 $41.20 $85,700
Mississippi 24,110 21.58 1.38 $40.75 $84,750
Georgia 90,520 21.48 1.38 $54.84 $114,070
Massachusetts 71,880 20.78 1.33 $62.99 $131,010




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 44,800 11.33 0.73 $81.02 $168,510
Delaware 4,080 9.26 0.59 $71.69 $149,110
New York 162,870 17.90 1.15 $71.59 $148,910
District of Columbia 26,610 37.89 2.43 $70.53 $146,710
Connecticut 33,280 19.97 1.28 $69.36 $144,280





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 111,740 16.97 1.09 $81.48 $169,470
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 76,760 21.10 1.35 $61.50 $127,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 70,520 16.71 1.07 $65.33 $135,890
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 60,130 23.55 1.51 $59.90 $124,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 58,160 23.35 1.50 $72.17 $150,110
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 47,800 16.29 1.04 $72.56 $150,920
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 38,280 21.23 1.36 $71.21 $148,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 36,510 15.03 0.96 $70.14 $145,900
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 32,210 16.64 1.07 $49.56 $103,090
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 28,920 15.14 0.97 $55.23 $114,870