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General and Operations Managers in New Jersey

Considering a career as a General and Operations Manager in New Jersey?

9.5% Jobs Projection
$140,130 Median Salary
4,200 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many General and Operations Managers Work in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, there were 43,070 people working as General and Operations Managers in the year 2018.

There were 42,930 General and Operations Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for General and Operations Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

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New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 4,200 annual job openings, and 49,080 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for General and Operations Managers ranged from $70,450 to $208,000 with $140,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.87 to $100. The median hourly rate was $67.37.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $68.08 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.71.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 155,010 $143,280
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 38,640 $132,750
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 4,470 $108,210
Trenton, NJ 2,350 $143,120
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 810 $119,650
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 390 $117,530
Ocean City, NJ 320 $96,430

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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