An Entry-Level Operations Director earns an average salary of £50,453 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, People Management, Operations Management, and Project Management.

£30,227 - £77,927
MEDIAN: £50,453

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£30,227 - £77,927  
£387.83 - £20,410  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £10,304  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£31,252 - £87,026  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £51,792

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Operations Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Operations Director in Bodmin:
"People are key"
Ensure that you spend time when sourcing new staff, check the personality fit as well as the skills fit and look after your staff

Operations Director in London:
"If behaviour feels wrong it is wrong"
Don't give people the benefit of the doubt when you witness, experience or hear about questionable behaviour (even if they are senior to you). Question them. Find out what is going on. Explain how the behaviour is perceived and the impact of it on others and the business. DO something about it ASAP if it doesn't improve.

Key Stats for Operations Director


27 %
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Operations Director Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 16%

People Management
up arrow 12%

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Sales Management
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


27 %
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 52%