Mid-Career Director of Operations Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Directors of Operations come in at around $80K per year on average. Overall incomes of Mid-Career Directors of Operations generally bottom out at around $48K and peak near $139K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $25K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Male Mid-Career Directors of Operations are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. The majority of Mid-Career Directors of Operations claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,248 - $127,314
$48K
$80K
$130K
MEDIAN: $80,216
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$14.06 - $36.48
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$36
MEDIAN: $23.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,248 - $127,314  
   
Bonus
$966 - $25,480  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,824  
Commission
$1,523 - $35,972  
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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$47,667 - $138,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 3,338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.06 - $36.48  
   
Overtime
$0.34 - $46.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$966 - $25,480  
   
Commission
$1,523 - $35,972  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,824  
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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$47,667 - $138,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,526

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Surpassing the national average by 42 percent, Mid-Career Directors of Operations in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Directors of Operations will also find cushy salaries in New York (+24 percent), Houston (+21 percent), Atlanta (+20 percent), and Chicago (+19 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Denver is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami and Dallas (5 percent lower).

Key Stats for Director of Operations

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 521 votes.
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Leadership
▲17%

Process Improvement
▲17%

Strategic Planning
▲15%

Team Leadership
▲9%

Financial Analysis
▲5%

Data Analysis
▲4%

People Management
▲3%


Budget Management
▼0%

Logistics
▼0%

National Average
$83,000


Strategic Project Management
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼10%

Human Resources
▼17%

Accounting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 521 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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