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Operations Management Jobs and MBA Programs in California

There are plenty of job and employment prospects for operations managers in California. For operations managers in California, the job pool is currently 242,880 and climbing. A projected rise of five percent in employment opportunities will make the figure 241,700 jobs by 2016. This is above a steady national projection. In general, operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

California photo by Carpaltnl

In California, the income for operations managers is $58 per hour or $121,000 per year. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

With a population of 36,961,664, California, also called Golden State, has grown by 9.1 percent in the last 10 years. The capital is Sacramento. There were a total of 21,063,338 jobs in 2008 and people in California earned more than the previous year as the average annual income was $43,852, up from $43,402. Unemployment in California jumped by 4.2 percentage points to 11.4 percent in 2009. Roughly 26.6 percent of California residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

In California, the top employers are in other electronic parts merchant wholesalers, payroll services, wineries and toy goods merchant wholesalers.

One of the many things California is known for, the largest three-day rodeo in the United States is held on the Tehama County Fairgrounds in Red Bluff. California has many unique characteristics, but one fun fact in particular is An animal called the riparian brush rabbit calls Caswell Memorial State Park (near Manteca) its home. Endemic only to the state's park system, the critter lives in approximately 255 acres stretching along the area's once-vast hardwood forest.

Operations Management

Operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

While working, they oversee the movement of goods into and out of production facilities and decide on staffing requirements and interview hire and train new employees.

They are required to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. Also, they must listen well to others and take in their information and issues.

Operations managers should be able to listen to and understand others in meetings and articulate ideas and problems.

In order to be successful in the workplace, operations managers must be reliable and be able to take change and lead.

Operations Management opportunities by state

Local Operations Management MBA opportunities in California

News about Operations Management in California

  • Zion's CEO, Richard Rinberg, said today, "I look forward to presenting Zion's onshore exploration story to the estimated 1000 plus participants at the upcoming ROTH Capital Partners Conference in California. I am optimistic about the possibility of ...

    Thu, February 16
  • The California Public Utilities Commission plans to levy fines against PG&E over the pipeline explosion in one of several pending proceedings. Other proceedings are likely to result in new requirements for PG&E and other California pipeline utilities.

    Thu, February 16
  • By Michelle A. Samaad Gregg Stockdale, CEO of 1st Valley Credit Union, has several reasons why it may be dangerous for credit unions to release their CAMEL scores. "Slippery slope. Once people start releasing this information, those that don't will be ...

    Mon, February 13
  • Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. : Zion Oil & Gas CEO to Present at ROTH Investor Conference in California Dallas, Texas and Caesarea, Israel - February 16, 2012 - Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ GM: ZN) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, ...

    Fri, February 17
  • SAN JOSE, CA, Feb 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The EDA Consortium (EDAC) announced the panel of distinguished industry executives who will participate in the EDAC Annual CEO Forecast and Industry Vision panel on Wednesday, February 29, 2012.

    Thu, February 16
  • Quality and value of California wines have propelled the US wine industry to another record export year. US wine exports, 90 percent from California, reached a new record of $1.39 billion in winery revenues in 2011, an increase of 21.7 percent compared ...

    Fri, February 17
  • SANTA MONICA, CA-Related California official breaks ground on its Village at Santa Monica project today. The $350-million residential and retail development is expected to generate approximately 1500 construction jobs over the next 24 months.

    Fri, February 17
  • By Yousur Alhlou, California News Service President Barack Obama is introduced by American film producer and CEO of DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg at a Democratic National Committee fundraising event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, ...

    Wed, February 15

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