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General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.


Occupational Wages

Area Year Annual Mean Wage Annual Median Wage
Massachusetts 2023 $149,870.00 $120,680.00


Occupational Projection

Area Estimated 2020 Employment Projected 2030 Employment Projected Employment Change
Massachusetts 109385 138365 28980


Occupational Employment by Industry Sector
(Staffing pattern data May - 2020)

Industry Estimated Employment Mean Annual Wages
Utilities 330 $140,030.00
Construction 5,770 $139,070.00
Manufacturing 6,660 $155,110.00
Wholesale Trade 5,630 $147,140.00
Retail Trade 8,450 $100,440.00
Transportation and Warehousing 1,750 $114,890.00
Information 2,910 $157,870.00
Finance and Insurance 6,800 $168,600.00
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 2,360 $131,810.00
Professional and Technical Services 16,890 $192,830.00
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,680 $173,510.00
Administrative and Waste Services 4,590 $124,830.00
Educational Services 2,660 $121,150.00
Health Care and Social Assistance 4,000 $122,560.00
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1,360 $108,870.00
Accommodation and Food Services 2,360 $85,350.00
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,020 $109,160.00
Public Administration 4,900 $110,930.00


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