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Occupational Employment Statistics


11-1021 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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 5,72088$43.92/hr$18.82/hr$24.92/hr$37.27/hr$51.83/hr$78.53/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining330$33.44/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities17,600$41.35/hr
Financial Activities4,490$61.34/hr
Professional and Business Services16,940$53.96/hr
Education and Health Services7,110$46.26/hr
Leisure and Hospitality8,740$27.69/hr
Other Services4,070$36.66/hr
Public Administration1,960$61.71/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 800$50.16/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 1,160$39.92/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 1,190$31.11/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 1,240$40.20/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 2,270$40.65/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 2,340$40.65/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 2,760$38.69/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 2,950$39.42/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 3,420$36.66/hr7.6%
Southeast Balance of State 3,490$39.71/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 3,530$45.32/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 4,090$39.65/hr7.7%
Northwest Balance of State 4,950$37.02/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 5,050$40.26/hr6.6%
Northwest Minnesota 5,720$37.27/hr6.7%
Central Minnesota 6,870$39.83/hr6.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 44,460$51.01/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 48,300$50.46/hrN/A
Minnesota 76,670$46.78/hr6.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Administrative Services Managers 5,060$63.23/hrN/A
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 320$42.07/hr-9.4%
Gambling Managers N/A$34.35/hr23.3%
Purchasing Managers 1,310$68.84/hr4.9%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,730$54.94/hr4.0%
Sales Managers 9,740$66.13/hr3.6%

  • Monitor suppliers to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed goods or services within budgetary limits.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Direct administrative activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Prepare staff work schedules and assign specific duties.
  • Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to measure productivity or goal achievement or to identify areas needing cost reduction or program improvement.
  • Manage the movement of goods into and out of production facilities to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, or sustainability of operations.
  • Direct or coordinate financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Manage the movement of goods into and out of production facilities to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, or sustainability of operations.
  • Direct non-merchandising departments of businesses, such as advertising or purchasing.
  • Perform sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers, stocking shelves, or taking inventory.