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Occupational Report for General and Operations Managers (11-1021) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

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.

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General and Operations Managers
Employment Outlook for General and Operations Managers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for General and Operations Managers There are 93 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Principal Executive/Manager E 10/31/14 Portland $65,904/yr
Operations Manager 10/31/14 Portland
Strategy and Business Operations Director Consumer Digital Technology 10/31/14 Portland
Territory Managers - Multiple Locations 10/31/14 Portland
Territory Managers - Multiple Locations 10/31/14 Klamath Falls
Territory Managers - Multiple Locations 10/31/14 Salem
Director, Manufacturing Operations 10/31/14 Hillsboro
Principal Executive/Manager E 10/30/14 Portland $65,904/yr
Manager Regional Operations 10/30/14 Portland $98,300/yr to $122,900/yr DOE
Vice President, MAP Business Development - West 10/30/14 Salem
Used Truck District Manager (E4) 10/30/14 Portland
General Manager Leadership Development Program 10/30/14 Beaverton
Manager of Operations 10/28/14 Portland $65,000/yr to $77,000/yr DOE
Program Manager Supply Chain Innovation North America 10/28/14 Portland
Senior Director Business Development Innovation 10/28/14 Portland
North America & Emerging Markets Real Estate Strategy Director 10/28/14 Portland
Design Operations Manager 10/28/14 Portland
Business Planning Manager Global Manufacturing and Sourcing 10/28/14 Portland
RBP MPT Marketing Operations Manager 10/28/14 Portland
North America Nike Factory Store Operations Manager Supply Chain 10/28/14 Portland
Director Strategy Planning & Operations Sustainability 10/28/14 Beaverton
Strategic Planning Director Global Sourcing and Manufacturing 10/28/14 Portland
Director Global Operations Strategy 10/28/14 Portland
Oregon Transportation Business Group Leader 10/27/14 Portland DOE
General Manager 10/27/14 Canyonville DOE
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Job Openings from the Web for General and Operations Managers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 151 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Economic/Small Business Development Director 10/30/14 Tillamook Tillamook County
General Manager 10/29/14 Portland Silver Cloud Inns & Hotels
Director Manufacturing Operations 10/29/14 Hillsboro EagleRock Staffing
Used Truck District Manager (E4) 10/29/14 Portland Daimler Trucks North America
Operational Excellence Manager 10/29/14 Portland D+H USA Inc.
Operations Manager 10/29/14 Portland Safeway Inc
General Manager Leadership Development Program 10/28/14 Beaverton IBM
Director Of Operations 10/28/14 Portland
General Manager 10/28/14 Portland Fastenal
Other - Director Manufacturing Operations 10/28/14 Hillsboro EagleRock Staffing
General Manager (TG) - 100618 10/27/14 Lake Oswego TruGreen
Ops Manager Transfer Station 10/27/14 Oregon City Republic Services
General Manager 10/27/14 Redmond Vesta Hospitality
Economic/Small Business Development Director 10/27/14 Salem Tillamook Bay Community College
General Manager (TG) - 100618 10/27/14 Medford TruGreen
Economic/Small Business Development Director 10/26/14 Eugene Tillamook Bay Community Colleg
Strategic Planning Director Global Sourcing and Manufacturing 10/26/14 Portland Nike
Economic/Small Business Development Director 10/25/14 Tillamook Tillamook Bay Community College
North America Nike Factory Store Operations Manager Supply Chain 10/24/14 Portland Nike
Design Operations Manager 10/24/14 Portland Nike
Director Strategy Planning & Operations Sustainability 10/24/14 Beaverton Nike
North America & Emerging Markets Real Estate Strategy Director 10/24/14 Portland Nike
Program Manager Supply Chain Innovation North America 10/24/14 Portland Nike
Sr Lean Coach Demand Planning and Inventory Management North America 10/24/14 Portland Nike
Business Planning Manager Global Manufacturing and Sourcing 10/24/14 Portland Nike
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State of Oregon License Information for General and Operations Managers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for General and Operations Managers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $19.46 $27.62 $38.85 $57.72 $85.62 $46.94 $97,629
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 19.28 25.62 33.52 50.27 68.40 39.34 81,842
Multnomah / Washington 20.97 30.27 43.52 66.14 90.88 51.90 107,948
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 18.91 26.60 39.16 53.11 71.62 44.03 91,574
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 19.88 27.81 37.72 51.14 74.01 43.03 89,497
Lane 18.99 24.98 34.16 51.51 73.74 41.58 86,494
Douglas 17.02 21.75 30.56 41.99 66.38 36.45 75,826
Coos / Curry 20.86 27.69 35.28 45.24 58.55 38.34 79,743
Jackson / Josephine 19.29 25.38 34.35 49.33 73.39 41.42 86,152
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 17.59 23.81 32.53 48.67 61.98 38.27 79,596
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 19.05 24.57 34.58 51.38 72.84 41.29 85,884
Klamath / Lake 16.37 25.84 34.26 45.91 58.50 37.31 77,610
Morrow / Umatilla 20.25 28.60 39.55 53.17 69.12 43.27 90,007
Baker / Union / Wallowa 14.54 23.26 33.14 43.59 53.45 33.78 70,276
Grant / Harney / Malheur 19.50 24.98 34.98 44.57 56.20 36.58 76,105
Clackamas 17.48 27.62 39.83 60.24 88.46 47.91 99,652
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Regional Employment Projections for General and Operations Managers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 21,064 24,619 3,555 16.9% 356 394 750
Multnomah / Washington 9,569 11,319 1,750 18.3% 175 179 354
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 2,151 2,452 301 14.0% 30 40 70
Clackamas 1,952 2,273 321 16.4% 32 36 68
Lane 1,735 2,020 285 16.4% 28 32 60
Jackson / Josephine 1,261 1,424 163 12.9% 16 24 40
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 1,041 1,198 157 15.1% 16 20 36
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 1,005 1,168 163 16.2% 16 19 35
Douglas 400 458 58 14.5% 6 8 14
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 382 419 37 9.7% 4 7 11
Morrow / Umatilla 313 331 18 5.8% 2 6 8
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 297 329 32 10.8% 3 6 9
Coos / Curry 289 303 14 4.8% 1 5 6
Klamath / Lake 243 271 28 11.5% 3 4 7
Baker / Union / Wallowa 176 189 13 7.4% 1 3 4
Grant / Harney / Malheur 145 151 6 4.1% 1 3 4

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for General and Operations Managers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 21,064
Total All Industries Private 19,466
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Private 324
Construction Private 1,350
Construction of Buildings Private 319
Nonresidential Building Construction Private 190
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction Private 196
Specialty Trade Contractors Private 835
Building Equipment Contractors Private 462
Building Finishing Contractors Private 184
Manufacturing Private 2,849
Food Manufacturing Private 291
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 236
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Private 438
Machinery Manufacturing Private 270
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 368
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 188
Miscellaneous Manufacturing Private 216
Wholesale Trade Private 1,784
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 958
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 221
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 584
Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers Private 182
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers Private 168
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 242
Retail Trade Private 2,808
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Private 606
Automobile Dealers Private 315
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores Private 208
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Private 241
Building Material and Supplies Dealers Private 190
Food and Beverage Stores Private 404
Grocery Stores Private 346
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores Private 227
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Private 175
General Merchandise Stores Private 308
Other General Merchandise Stores Private 205
Miscellaneous Store Retailers Private 167
Nonstore Retailers Private 193
Electronic Shopping and Mail Order Houses Private 162
Transportation and Warehousing Private 470
Truck Transportation Private 168
Information Private 646
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 319
Software Publishers Private 196
Finance and Insurance Private 727
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 320
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 193
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 346
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities Private 196
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 546
Real Estate Private 363
Activities Related to Real Estate Private 163
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 1,326
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services Private 168
Computer Systems Design and Related Services Private 284
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services Private 277
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 167
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 1,385
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 1,208
Administrative and Support Services Private 1,065
Employment Services Private 182
Business Support Services Private 176
Services to Buildings and Dwellings Private 314
Educational Services Private 345
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 1,359
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 467
Offices of Physicians Private 190
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Private 434
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly Private 282
Social Assistance Private 394
Individual and Family Services Private 192
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 432
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries Private 236
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries Private 225
Accommodation and Food Services Private 538
Food Services and Drinking Places Private 429
Restaurants and Other Eating Places Private 370
Other Services (except Government) Private 1,251
Repair and Maintenance Private 328
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Private 227
Personal and Laundry Services Private 162
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 761
Social Advocacy Organizations Private 215
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations Private 273
Total All Industries Federal 180
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 176
Total All Industries State 565
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals State 411
Total All Industries Local 803
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 442
Educational Requirements for General and Operations Managers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a Bachelor's degree. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for General and Operations Managers
  • Administer Public Policies And Laws
  • Analyze And Interpret Data And Budgets
  • Analyze And Manage Daily Operations
  • Apply Budgeting Principles
  • Apply Cost Analysis Theory
  • Apply Disciplinary Practices In Supervision
  • Apply Economic Principles And Trends
  • Apply Financial Management Principles And Theories
  • Apply Just-In-Time System Management
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Accounting, Bookkeeping Or Budgeting
  • Apply Mathematics To Operations Research
  • Apply Organizational Theory
  • Compose Business Correspondence
  • Conduct Employment Interviews
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Coordinate Production Materials And Processes
  • Design And Plan Production
  • Develop And Maintain Administrative Services Policies And Procedures
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Delivery And Production Schedules
  • Develop Marketing Strategy
  • Develop Pricing Strategy
  • Develop Records Management System And Guidelines
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Establish Employee Policies And Standards
  • Evaluate Advertising Promotions
  • Evaluate Degree Of Financial Risk
  • Evaluate Information From Employment Interviews
  • Evaluate Management Programs
  • Evaluate Office Operations And Programs
  • Execute Employee Bargaining Agreements
  • Follow Principles Of Business Law
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Implement Employee Benefit Plans
  • Implement Employee Compensation Plans
  • Interpret And Apply Labor And Employment Regulations
  • Maintain Safe Work Environment
  • Make Revenue Forecasts
  • Manage Contracts
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Meet Deadlines
  • Negotiate Business Contracts
  • Negotiate Labor Agreements
  • Obtain Information From Clients, Customers, Patients Or Others
  • Perform General Financial Analysis
  • Perform Organizational Accounting Or Budgeting
  • Perform Strategic And Tactical Planning
  • Plan And Direct Fiscal Activity
  • Practice Effective Time Management Techniques
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Resolve Conflicts
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Supervise Employees
  • Understand, Use, And Communicate Technical Information
  • Use Facility Management Techniques
  • Use Negotiation Techniques As Management Tool
  • Use Principles Of Office Technology In Management
  • Use Project Management Techniques
  • Use Public Administration Principles
  • Use Statistical Cost Estimation Methods
  • Write Project Or Bid Proposals
Schools and Training Providers for General and Operations Managers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: (541) 962-3672
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute-Portland
9500 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 255-6500
Programs of Training:
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
900 SE Baker
McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
Phone: (503) 883-2200
Programs of Training:
Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: (541) 885-1000
Programs of Training:
Willamette University
900 State St
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 370-6300
Programs of Training:
Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass, OR 97527-9291
Phone: (541) 956-7501
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Concordia University-Portland
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, OR 97211-6099
Phone: (503) 288-9371
Programs of Training:
Warner Pacific College
2219 SE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97215-4026
Phone: (503) 517-1000
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Clatsop Community College
1653 Jerome Ave
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: (503) 325-0910
Programs of Training:
Columbia Gorge Community College
400 E Scenic Dr
The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: (541) 506-6000
Programs of Training:
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-8383
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program
2600 SE 98th Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 517-1550
Programs of Training:
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-640
Phone: (541) 463-3000
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Pioneer Pacific College
27501 SW Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9296
Phone: (503) 682-3903
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
2600 NW College Way Cascades Hall
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 322-3100
Programs of Training:
Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43
Marylhurst, OR 97036-261
Phone: (503) 636-8141
Programs of Training:
Corban University
5000 Deer Park Dr SE
Salem, OR 97317-9392
Phone: (503) 581-8600
Programs of Training:
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-7800
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
Phone: (503) 838-8000
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University
0
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116
Phone: (877) 722-8648
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 383-7500
Programs of Training:
Northwest Christian University
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: (541) 343-1641
Programs of Training:
DeVry University-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225-6651
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Willamette University Portland Center
1120 NW Couch St, Suite 450
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: (503) 808-9901
Programs of Training:
University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus
13221 SW 68th Pkwy Ste 500
Tigard, OR 97223-8328
Phone: (877) 776-0766
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Oregon Coast Community College
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97366
Phone: (541) 265-2283
Programs of Training:
Linfield College-Adult Degree Program
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
Phone: (503) 883-2447
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603-7121
Phone: (541) 882-3521
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203-5798
Phone: (503) 943-7911
Programs of Training:
Umpqua Community College
1140 College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470-226
Phone: (541) 440-4600
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Career Pathway Roadmaps for General and Operations Managers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Blue Mountain Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Clatsop Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Klamath Community College
Lane Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Portland Community College
Rogue Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for General and Operations Managers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Chief Executives 52%
Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers 46%
Gaming Managers 41%
Managers, All Other 36%
Administrative Services Managers 34%
Financial Managers 32%
Industrial Production Managers 31%