Director of Operations in Chicago, Illinois Salary
Average pay for a Director of Operations in Chicago is considerable, rounding six figures at $96K per year. Total cash compensation to Chicago Directors of Operations approaches anywhere from $51K on the lower end to $171K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $31K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Most Directors of Operations in Chicago like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Directors of Operations in Chicago, Ill. are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Operations
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $70K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $90K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $106K. Directors of Operations in Chicago, Ill. with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $123K.