Pay for Experienced Directors of Operations sits in the ballpark of $96K annually. In the world of Experienced Directors of Operations, total cash compensation ranges from $55K on the lower end to $168K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $31K and profit sharing that approaches $25K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $54K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$55,705 - $150,036
(Median)
$56K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,173
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50%
90%

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$14.65 - $45.93
(Median)
$15
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,705 - $150,036  
   
Bonus
$1,502 - $31,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,718  
Commission
$0.00 - $54,296  
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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$54,563 - $167,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,897
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $45.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $62.66  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,502 - $31,250  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $54,296  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,718  
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).
)
$54,563 - $167,769  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,942

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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Directors of Operations, San Diego offers exceptional salaries, 27 percent above the national average. Experienced Directors of Operations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+23 percent), San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+21 percent), and Minneapolis (+20 percent). Falling short of the national average by 2 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix.

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Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 47%

Process Improvement
up arrow 24%

Program Management
up arrow 16%

Team Leadership
up arrow 13%


Leadership
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
0%

People Management
0%

National Average
$100,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 9%

Sales Management
up arrow 13%

Human Resources
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 687 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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