Senior Director, Operations Salary

The average salary for a Senior Director, Operations is $147,415 per year. A skill in Program Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$86,621 - $193,867
$87K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $147,415
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$86,621 - $193,867  
   
Bonus
$6,738 - $48,003  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $44,042  
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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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$88,278 - $226,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 459

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Job Description for Senior Director, Operations

Senior directors of operations work in a number of fields and may oversee the operations of one or more locations or departments of a business or company. They typically work with other managers to set the vision and goals for the future of the company, and audits may be carried out to ensure that certain results are accomplished.

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Senior Director, Operations Tasks

  • Ensure that operational processes stay within agreed upon budgets and timelines.
  • Implement, manage and evaluate operation processes and procedures, in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by the organization
  • Leads in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Director, Operations

Pay by Experience for a Senior Director, Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Director, Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Director, Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Senior Director, Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 251 salaries. A Senior Director, Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $182,000 based on 177 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $160,210

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Key Stats for Senior Director, Operations

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Senior Director, Operations Salaries

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$160,000

▼20%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Senior Director, Operations Salaries

Program Management
▲53%






People Management
▼0%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$160,000

Contract Negotiation
▼22%

Regulatory Compliance
▼34%

Human Resources
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%