The average pay for a Senior Director, Operations is $147,568 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. 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.

$85,546 - $199,998
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MEDIAN: $147,568
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$85,546 - $199,998  
   
Bonus
$6,728 - $50,514  
Profit Sharing
$8,213 - $46,369  
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$87,384 - $236,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 489

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $159,665

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Key Stats for Senior Director, Operations

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Senior Director, Operations Salaries



National Average
$160,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Skills That Affect Senior Director, Operations Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 53%


Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$160,000

Budget Management
up arrow 1%



Contract Negotiation
up arrow 22%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 34%

Human Resources
up arrow 48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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