Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
2,212,200 0.3 % $59.35 $123,460 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.40 $31.53 $48.27 $75.28 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $44,510 $65,590 $100,410 $156,580 (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 88,460 3.80 $78.13 $162,510
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 70,770 0.67 $37.49 $77,970
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 65,640 4.79 $75.70 $157,460
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 58,940 2.93 $78.78 $163,860
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 56,810 1.04 $49.12 $102,180

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) 2,090 9.13 $62.99 $131,010
Grantmaking and Giving Services 8,440 5.92 $67.89 $141,210
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 24,880 5.71 $64.64 $134,460
Office Administrative Services 26,540 5.39 $66.69 $138,710
Land Subdivision 2,060 5.18 $69.81 $145,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 670 3.72 $101.27 $210,640
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 22,480 2.45 $93.74 $194,990
Scientific Research and Development Services 15,990 2.47 $87.93 $182,900
Oil and Gas Extraction 4,470 3.30 $86.04 $178,960
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 160 3.57 $82.65 $171,920


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 255,210 15.29 0.99 $65.42 $136,080
Texas 165,360 13.91 0.90 $65.15 $135,510
New York 160,760 17.46 1.13 $73.04 $151,920
Illinois 118,820 20.05 1.29 $59.70 $124,190
Florida 97,630 11.60 0.75 $56.65 $117,820




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 26,210 37.00 2.38 $71.74 $149,220
Utah 39,810 28.22 1.82 $40.34 $83,910
Mississippi 25,330 22.63 1.46 $38.65 $80,390
Massachusetts 74,260 21.05 1.36 $64.40 $133,950
Georgia 90,560 21.04 1.36 $54.24 $112,810




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 42,930 10.71 0.69 $80.67 $167,790
New York 160,760 17.46 1.13 $73.04 $151,920
District of Columbia 26,210 37.00 2.38 $71.74 $149,220
Delaware 4,010 9.05 0.58 $71.69 $149,120
Connecticut 31,660 19.13 1.23 $71.05 $147,770



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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 110,390 16.49 1.06 $82.38 $171,360
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 77,300 21.11 1.36 $64.78 $134,740
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 68,760 15.52 1.00 $66.73 $138,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 60,740 23.19 1.49 $58.86 $122,430
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 57,710 22.91 1.48 $73.09 $152,030
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 45,590 15.56 1.00 $72.37 $150,530
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 41,160 22.37 1.44 $71.68 $149,090
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 37,890 19.14 1.23 $49.16 $102,240
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 37,280 14.96 0.96 $70.03 $145,650
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 31,850 16.48 1.06 $58.07 $120,800