Operations management is a vital part of running a business. The University of Scranton's MBA with a specialization in Operations Management will provide you the advanced knowledge, leadership skills, and higher level perspectives needed to qualify for senior management positions in the field of Operations Management.
Salary levels for professionals in the field of Operation Management can vary widely depending on the industry, geographical location, scope of responsibility, and many other factors. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual wages of general and operations managers in May 2014 was $97,270, with salaries as high as $187,1991.
A sample of job titles in the field of Operations Management includes:
- Chief Operations Officer
- Operations Manager
- Service Operations Director
- Operations Management Engineers
- Purchasing Manager/Agent
- Plant Manager
Graduates with a MBA and who specialize in Operations Management have the ability to choose to work within a variety of industries such as:
Average Annual Salary Operations Managers2
- Enterprise Management: $145,850
- Local Government: $93,830
- Grantmaking and Giving: $125,530
- Office Administrative Services: $129,100
- Securities and Commodities Exchanges: $201,190
- Scientific Research and Development Services: $201,190
1Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014 - General and Operations Managers. Accessed March 17, 2015 from http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes111021.htm.