Director of Operations in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Compensation for Directors of Operations in Chicago is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($95K). Total incomes of Chicago Directors of Operations incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $31K from bonuses and close to $19K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $54K and $172K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Directors of Operations in Chicago, Ill. (63 percent) survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,626 - $149,160
$53K
$95K
$150K
MEDIAN: $94,912
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Salary
$52,626 - $149,160  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $30,837  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$53,645 - $172,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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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
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Leadership
▲38%

Financial Analysis
▲24%

Project Management
▲15%

Process Improvement
▲13%

Organizational Development
▲9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲2%


National Average
$101,000

Strategic Planning
▼2%

Accounting
▼9%

People Management
▼11%

Team Leadership
▼16%

Human Resources
▼17%

Budget Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%
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