The average salary for a Director of Operations is C$96,752.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Director of Operations
The top respondents for the job title Director of Operations are from the companies Bell Canada, BNSF Logistics and EF Institute for Cultural Exchange. Reported salaries are highest at BNSF Logistics where the average pay is C$112,678. EF Institute for Cultural Exchange pays the lowest at around C$91,366.
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Popular Skills for Director of Operations
Skills in Operations Management, Team Leadership and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Operations
An entry-level Director of Operations with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$74,020 based on 87 salaries. An early career Director of Operations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,535 based on 383 salaries. A mid-career Director of Operations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$88,264 based on 550 salaries. An experienced Director of Operations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$102,040 based on 781 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$113,572.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Director of Operations in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (8.9% less), Ottawa, Ontario (7.8% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.9% less).
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