The average salary for a Director of Operations in Australia is AU$141,978.
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Job Description for Director of Operations
One of the major responsibilities of a director of operations is employee management, making sure as many as hundreds of individuals are productive. Directors of operations also may be in charge of making purchases related to production. Research and development are also typically overseen by a director of operations. This position requires negotiation skills, as negotiation is something that must be done with vendors and sellers on consistent basis. Most of the time, the directors are required…Read more
Director of Operations Tasks
- Implement, manage and evaluate operation processes and procedures, in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by the organization.
- Ensure that operational processes stay within agreed upon budgets and timelines.
- Assist in developing strategies and implementation plans to improve and standardize all aspects of operations.
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Popular Skills for Director of Operations
Skills in Strategic Planning and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, People Management and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Operations
An early career Director of Operations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$118,419 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Director of Operations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$130,021 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Director of Operations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$149,472 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$176,761.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Director of Operations in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (19.2% less), Adelaide, South Australia (15.5% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.2% less).
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