Experienced Director of Operations Salary

On average, Experienced Directors of Operations earn six-figure salaries ($97K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Cash earnings of Experienced Directors of Operations — including $31K in bonuses, $25K in profit sharing proceeds, and $56K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $56K to approximately $169K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are more male Experienced Directors of Operations than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 60 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,158 - $150,631
$57K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,778
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$14.71 - $52.34
$15
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$52
MEDIAN: $24.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,158 - $150,631  
   
Bonus
$1,275 - $31,040  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,200  
Commission
$-0.49 - $55,557  
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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$56,179 - $169,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5,214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $52.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,275 - $31,040  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $55,557  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,200  
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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$56,179 - $169,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,877

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Directors of Operations, 25 percent above the national average. Experienced Directors of Operations can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+25 percent), San Diego (+24 percent), Denver (+22 percent), and New York (+21 percent).

Key Stats for Director of Operations

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 783 votes.
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
▲43%


Program Management
▲18%

▲13%


Strategic Project Management
▲10%

Team Leadership
▲6%

National Average
$101,000




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼6%

Financial Analysis
▼7%


Inventory Management
▼10%

Human Resources
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 783 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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