How much does a Aviation Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Aviation Operations Manager salary in the United States is $175,200 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $143,300 and $199,600. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $143,300 10% $114,257 90% $221,815 75% $199,600 $175,200 50%(Median)
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The Aviation Operations Manager coordinates plans and schedules skill development and training sessions for pilots, crews, and operators. Manages day-to-day aviation operations focused on operational efficiency and compliance with regulatory and organizational operating policies, procedures, and standards. Being an Aviation Operations Manager supervises flight scheduling, aircraft maintenance, and inspection operations. Ensures all operations follow and comply with current FAA regulations, airworthiness, and safety standards. In addition, Aviation Operations Manager applies risk management best practices for safety to assess and manage operations. May require a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a director. The Aviation Operations Manager 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. Working as an Aviation Operations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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