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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.

Wyoming photo by David Jolley

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 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 Wyoming

News about Operations Management in Wyoming

  • Yesterday in the spirit of Valentine's Day, Wyoming State Bank held their first annual "Giving from the Heart" event which awarded grants to over 60 different local organizations in the community. There were around 160 applications for funding and the ...

    Thu, February 16
  • By MJ Clark CASPER - The Wyoming Business Coalition on Health is hosting an educational forum on health insurance exchanges here on March 28 from 8 am to 1:30 pm at the Best Western Ramkota. "We know that neither our families, our companies nor our ...

    Wed, February 15
  • --( -The state ranked last in total population, Wyoming, has emerged as the No. 1 fundraising state for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Over the past six years, Wyoming had consistently finished second to America's most populous state ...

    Thu, February 16
  • By Kyle Markley - email A new report from the national transportation research group, TRIP, says Wyoming is in need of significant funding to make needed improvements to it's roads and bridges. In order to make needed improvements to Wyoming's roads ...

    Wed, February 15
  • Austin Millin, of Newcastle, races in the Wyoming Special Olympics Winter Games last week at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The state winter games attracted about 300 athletes, coaches and fans to Jackson for two days of competition.

    Tue, February 14
  • On today's call here in Denver, we have Tom Jorden, President and CEO; Joe Albi, EVP and COO; and Paul Korus, Senior Vice President and CFO. Paul will make some opening remarks around our financials, and then we'll turn the call over to Tom and Joe to ...

    Wed, February 15
  • Wyoming's first legal distillery says its first batch of bourbon whiskey will be ready to drink in December. But Wyoming Whiskey says people will only be able to buy bottles in Wyoming at first because of the limited supply.

    Tue, February 14
  • CEO, Jared Burt, takes Graves Yamaha AMA Superbike Rider Josh Herrin and his younger brother Zach, also a racer, on their first snowmobile ride in eastern Wyoming. Josh and Zach Herrin grew up racing Yamaha Sportbikes, excelling in the ...

    Tue, February 14

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