How much does a Flight Operations Senior Manager make in the United States? The average Flight Operations Senior Manager salary in the United States is $204,910 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $170,351 and $245,209. 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. 

Flight Operations Senior Manager Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Flight Operations Senior Manager Salary $138,886 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Flight Operations Senior Manager Salary $170,351 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Flight Operations Senior Manager Salary $204,910 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Flight Operations Senior Manager Salary $245,209 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Flight Operations Senior Manager Salary $281,899 US June 27, 2024
25% $170,351 10% $138,886 90% $281,899 75% $245,209 $204,910 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Flight Operations Senior Manager need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

1.

Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.

2.

Software Design: Software design is the process by which an agent creates a specification of a software artifact, intended to accomplish goals, using a set of primitive components and subject to constraints. Software design may refer to either "all the activity involved in conceptualizing, framing, implementing, commissioning, and ultimately modifying complex systems" or "the activity following requirements specification and before programming, as ... [in] a stylized software engineering process." Software design usually involves problem solving and planning a software solution. This includes both a low-level component and algorithm design and a high-level, architecture design.

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Supply Chain: A supply chain encompasses everything from the delivery of source materials from the supplier to the manufacturer through to its eventual delivery to the end user.

Planning 8%
Software Design 1.6%
Supply Chain 0.8%
Others 89.6%
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Job Description for Flight Operations Senior Manager

Flight Operations Senior Manager manages overall aviation operations focused on operational efficiency and compliance with regulatory and organizational operating policies, procedures, and standards. Develops plans and schedules skill development and training sessions for pilots, crews, and operators. Being a Flight Operations Senior Manager ensures all operations follow and comply with current FAA regulations, airworthiness, and safety standards. Oversees flight scheduling, aircraft maintenance, and inspection operations. Additionally, Flight Operations Senior Manager applies risk management best practices for safety to assess and manage operations May require a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to senior management. The Flight Operations Senior Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Flight Operations Senior Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Flight Operations Senior Manager

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For Flight Operations Senior Manager, the first career path typically progresses to Flight Operations Director.

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Flight Operations Senior Manager salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Flight Operations Senior Manager, the highest Flight Operations Senior Manager salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Flight Operations Senior Manager salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Flight Operations Senior Manager salary is in Miami, FL, where the Flight Operations Senior Manager salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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