Director of Operations in Chicago, Illinois Salary

On average, Directors of Operations in Chicago earn six-figure salaries ($96K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $32K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Chicago Directors of Operations can bottom out near $58K or peak near $173K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men account for the majority of Directors of Operations in Chicago, Ill. who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,624 - $149,705
$55K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $95,641
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$0$173K
Salary $54,624 - $149,705
Bonus $1,026 - $31,562
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,727
Commission $10,809
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$57,805 - $173,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 244

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Operations

Pay by Experience for a Director of Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Director of Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 124 salaries. A Director of Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 61 salaries.

Key Stats for Director of Operations

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Leadership
▲37%

Financial Analysis
▲24%

Project Management
▲15%

Process Improvement
▲12%

Organizational Development
▲8%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
$102,000


Strategic Planning
▼2%

Accounting
▼10%

People Management
▼11%

Human Resources
▼17%

Team Leadership
▼17%

Budget Management
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 15%
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