A big portion of take-home pay for Directors of Operations with Logistics skills — just under one in three, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $80K. Most Directors of Operations with Logistics skills survey respondents are men (71 percent). While some workers in this profession — approximately one-fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. The majority of Directors of Operations with Logistics skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,994 - $114,105
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MEDIAN: $74,416
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,994 - $114,105  
   
Bonus
$200.89 - $20,574  
Profit Sharing
$4,625  
Commission
$25,000  
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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$42,282 - $123,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.39  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.89 - $20,574  
   
Commission
$25,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,625  
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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$42,282 - $123,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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.


Directors of Operations with Logistics skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $76K. For Directors of Operations with Logistics skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $97K. 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 $99K.

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Experience Affects Director of Operations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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