Wages for Experienced Directors of Operations are generous, with average pay above six figures ($96K) per year. In the world of Experienced Directors of Operations, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $31K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $25K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $55K and $168K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Directors of Operations, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$56,300 - $150,104
$56K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,423
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50%
90%

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$14.65 - $46.54
$15
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $24.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,300 - $150,104  
   
Bonus
$1,466 - $30,968  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,220  
Commission
$0.00 - $57,421  
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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$55,006 - $168,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,945
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $46.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,466 - $30,968  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $57,421  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,220  
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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$55,006 - $168,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,269

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For Experienced Directors of Operations, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Directors of Operations will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+24 percent), San Diego (+24 percent), Minneapolis (+22 percent), and Philadelphia (+22 percent).

Key Stats for Director of Operations

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 714 votes.
079
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 46%

Process Improvement
up arrow 25%

Program Management
up arrow 16%

Leadership
up arrow 11%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 11%


Team Leadership
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$100,000


Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Inventory Management
up arrow 10%

Human Resources
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 714 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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