A Director of Operations earns an average salary of $83,647 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Team Leadership, Process Improvement, and Strategic Planning. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Director of Operations Total Pay (?
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$46,158 - $140,858
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MEDIAN: $83,647
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Director of Operations Total Pay (?
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$11.73 - $37.27
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,158 - $140,858  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,038  
Profit Sharing
$995 - $21,926  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,454  
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).
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$45,385 - $157,890  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $37.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $49.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,038  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,454  
Profit Sharing
$995 - $21,926  
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).
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$45,385 - $157,890  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,172
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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.
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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.
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Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

National Average
$88,000

Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

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Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
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: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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