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Operations Management Jobs and MBA Programs in Wyoming
Those considering careers as operations managers can find education and job opportunities in Wyoming. There are currently 5,180 jobs for operations managers in Wyoming and that number is growing. A 12 percent bump in the number of jobs is projected to put the figure at 5,760 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.
State figures show that operations managers in Wyoming earn $42 per hour or $86,000 per year on average. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.
Wyoming, nicknamed the Equality State, has seen its population grow 10.2 percent to 544,270 over the last decade. Cheyenne is the state capital. In 2008, the total number of jobs was 404,855 and the average annual income in Wyoming was $48,580, which is up from $46,726 the previous year. Unemployment increased to 6.4 percent in 2009, a jump of 3.2 percentage points from the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 21.9 percent, which is under the national average.
Mining, mining (except oil), crude petroleum gas extraction and coal mining are the top employing fields in Wyoming.
One of the many things Wyoming is known for, the largest coal mine in the USA is Black Thunder located near Wright.
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.