Operations Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Operations Director in Chicago, Illinois is $97,170 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Budget Management, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, and Microsoft Office.

$57,812 - $148,739
$58K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,220
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50%
90%

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$13.76 - $27.35
$26
MEDIAN: $26.20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,812 - $148,739  
   
Bonus
$970 - $38,798  
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
Total Pay (?
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$51,941 - $170,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$26.20  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$970 - $38,798  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
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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$51,941 - $170,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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 Operations Director

Pay by Experience for an Operations Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Operations Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Operations Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Operations Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 25 salaries. An Operations Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Operations Director

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Operations Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

▲40%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
▼23%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Operations Director Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲58%

Budget Management
▲43%

Process Improvement
▲42%

Strategic Planning
▲40%

Microsoft Office
▲34%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲15%

Customer Service
▲15%

National Average
$93,000


Project Management
▼1%

Team Leadership
▼4%

People Management
▼5%

Human Resources
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 21%
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