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General & Operations Managers (Median Wage of $29.39/hr) 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Business Manager, Facilities Manager, Facility Manager, General Manager (GM), Operations Director, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Plant Superintendent, Production Manager, Store Manager

Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers (Median Wage of $35.88/hr) plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.

Sample of reported job titles: Director of Operations, Fleet Manager, Freight Coordinator, Global Transportation Manager, Traffic Manager, Train Operations Manager, Trainmaster, Transportation Director, Transportation Manager, Transportation Supervisor, Cold Storage Supervisor, Customer Service Manager, Distribution Center Manager, Distribution Manager, Distribution Operation Manager, Load Out Supervisor, Shipping Manager, Shipping Supervisor, Stores Supervisor, Warehouse Manager, Global Logistics Manager, Integrated Logistics Programs Director, Logistics Manager, Logistics Solution Manager, Supply Chain Logistics Manager

Local Characteristics

  • Average Wage of $37.49/hr
  • 1,739 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: 7%
  • Retirement Risk: 25% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 25% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
General Managers 5 5 5
Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers 4 4 4

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.