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General and Operations Managers in California

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11.5% Jobs Projection
$114,110 Median Salary
25,860 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for General and Operations Managers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for General and Operations Managers in California is growing faster than average.

  • General and Operations Managers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many General and Operations Managers Work in California?

In California, there were 249,800 people working as General and Operations Managers in the year 2018.

There were 255,210 General and Operations Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 5,410 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

General and Operations Managers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 30,330 General and Operations Managers working in it, which means California has more General and Operations Managers than average.

General and Operations Managers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for General and Operations Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for General and Operations Managers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 25,860 annual job openings, and 298,700 total jobs in 2026 for General and Operations Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 210,700 annual jobs and 2,468,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do General and Operations Managers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for General and Operations Managers ranged from $53,510 to $208,000 with $114,110 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.73 to $100. The median hourly rate was $54.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $53.56 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.30.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

General and Operations Managers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for General and Operations Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most General and Operations Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 93,680 $116,800
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 41,470 $136,520
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 21,300 $112,320
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 18,630 $101,730
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 16,840 $141,960
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 14,320 $103,240
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 4,720 $106,340
Fresno, CA 4,190 $88,950
Santa Rosa, CA 3,660 $102,460
Bakersfield, CA 3,200 $99,360
Stockton-Lodi, CA 3,020 $95,420
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 2,980 $96,820
Modesto, CA 2,310 $87,290
Salinas, CA 2,070 $98,710
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 1,830 $83,240
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1,810 $102,800
Visalia-Porterville, CA 1,520 $86,330
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 1,460 $100,060
Napa, CA 1,210 $116,790
Chico, CA 940 $86,820
Redding, CA 900 $80,600
Merced, CA 650 $94,870
El Centro, CA 630 $75,450
Yuba City, CA 500 $87,830
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 380 $102,880
Madera, CA 360 $96,290

Top States for General and Operations Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most General and Operations Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 249,800 $114,110
Texas 195,730 $101,580
New York 163,250 $129,690
Florida 123,800 $92,180
Illinois 122,790 $102,660
Georgia 85,920 $92,450
Pennsylvania 80,160 $112,620
Massachusetts 77,580 $110,760
Ohio 58,980 $96,110
Michigan 58,140 $101,270
Indiana 54,610 $82,230
North Carolina 54,330 $108,750
Virginia 52,440 $124,990
Arizona 50,540 $85,280
Maryland 48,180 $119,460
Washington 47,770 $104,160
Missouri 46,490 $81,500
Minnesota 46,440 $93,540
Utah 44,760 $66,670
New Jersey 43,070 $140,130

Below are the states where General and Operations Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $140,990
New Jersey $140,130
Rhode Island $134,840
Connecticut $131,310
New York $129,690
Delaware $125,970
Virginia $124,990
Maryland $119,460
California $114,110
Pennsylvania $112,620

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