On average, San Diego Directors of Operations earn six-figure salaries ($102K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Women Directors of Operations in San Diego who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of Directors of Operations in San Diego, Calif. claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,586 - $152,768
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MEDIAN: $102,271
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$22.40 - $82.41
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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$58,586 - $152,768  
   
Bonus
$1,042 - $27,844  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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$59,973 - $166,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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$22.40 - $82.41  
   
Overtime
$39.87  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,042 - $27,844  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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$59,973 - $166,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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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.


San Diego Directors of Operations with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $85K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $96K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $127K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $128K.

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Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$106,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Operations Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
up arrow 30%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$106,000

People Management
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Budget Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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