General and Operations Managers in California
Get the information you need to know about working as a General and Operations Manager.
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.
The typical state has 30,330 General and Operations Managers working in it, which means California has more General and Operations Managers than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||4,720||$106,340|
|Santa Rosa, CA||3,660||$102,460|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||2,980||$96,820|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||1,830||$83,240|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||1,460||$100,060|
|El Centro, CA||630||$75,450|
|Yuba City, CA||500||$87,830|
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|
Below are the states where General and Operations Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$140,990|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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