Computer Operations Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Computer Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Computer Operations Manager salary in the United States is $119,379 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $104,426 and $134,410. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Plans, directs, and manages the daily operations of a computer operations department. Establishes department policies and procedures. Responsible for operation of mainframe and peripheral information system equipment and for developing schedules for equipment usage. May require an associate's degree in a related area. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    3 + years experience
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    5 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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    8 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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