Director of Operations Salary (United States)

A Director of Operations earns an average salary of $84,044 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and Business Development. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Director of Operations Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$46,390 - $140,420
(Median)
46K
61K
84K
110K
140K
MEDIAN: $84,043
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Director of Operations Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$11.81 - $36.85
(Median)
12
15
20
25
37
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,390 - $140,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,947  
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $24,129  
Commission
$0.00 - $33,000  
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).
)
$45,457 - $156,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9,605
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $36.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $46.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,947  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $33,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,018 - $24,129  
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).
)
$45,457 - $156,682  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9,605
Is Director of Operations your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Director of Operations

One of the major responsibilities of a director of operations is employee management, making sure as many as hundreds of individuals are productive. Directors of operations also may be in charge of making purchases related to production. Research and development are also typically overseen by a director of operations.
Read More...
Director of Operations Tasks
  • Assist in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
  • Ensure that operational processes stay within agreed upon budgets and timelines.
  • Implement, manage and evaluate operation processes and procedures, in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by the organization.

Common Career Paths for Director of Operations

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Director of Operations Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Operations

Popular Skills for Director of Operations

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Operations

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

up arrow 28%
up arrow 21%
up arrow 17%
up arrow 16%
up arrow 14%
up arrow 11%
up arrow 9%
National Average
$88,000
up arrow 2%
up arrow 6%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Director of Operations Reviews

What is it like working as a Director of Operations?
Director of Operations in Lithopolis:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Making my own hours. Helping children and parents find quality care.
Cons: Stress, Hours put into my work day. Dealing with many different types of people.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

National Average
$88,000

Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$88,000
Budget Management
up arrow 1%
Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 2176 votes.

Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -