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General and Operations Managers in Kentucky

Want to work in Kentucky as a General and Operations Manager? Read this first!

7.5% Jobs Projection
$70,330 Median Salary
2,530 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many General and Operations Managers Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 30,240 workers employed as General and Operations Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 27,120 General and Operations Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 3,120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

General and Operations Managers in KY Employment Trend

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

General and Operations Managers in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for General and Operations Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

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

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,530 annual job openings, and a total of 29,940 jobs for Kentucky General and Operations Managers in 2026.

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

What do General and Operations Managers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for General and Operations Managers ranged from $34,150 to $169,200 with $70,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.42 to $81.35. The median hourly rate was $33.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.17 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.36.

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

General and Operations Managers Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 13,470 $100,440
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 10,360 $79,310
Lexington-Fayette, KY 4,690 $68,970
Evansville, IN-KY 3,560 $67,870
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 2,030 $69,300
Bowling Green, KY 1,120 $67,700
Clarksville, TN-KY 970 $68,080
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 820 $66,980
Owensboro, KY 710 $69,310

Top States for General and Operations Managers Employment

View the list below to see 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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