An Entry-Level Operations Director earns an average salary of £50,882 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Budget Management, Project Management, and People Management.

£32,970 - £76,579
MEDIAN: £51,158
Salary £32,970 - £76,579
Bonus £0.00 - £19,957
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £15,101
Commission £10,000
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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).
£33,821 - £85,909
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

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Operations Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £53,761

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Operations Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Operations Director in Cheltenham:
"How to think more strategically."
Empower your team.

Operations Director in Durham:
"Use Lean Six Sigma Stragey to drive Improvements."
Get the right people in your team. Train the the team in Lean Six Sigma. Coach the team to high performance levels. Have Humour. Be energetic. Aim High.

Operations Director in Durham:
"Use Lean Six sigma strategy for Continous Improvement."
Invest in people. Get the right People. Train your people (Lean Six Sigma) Managed/Coach your people. Understand your process. Invest in Lean and six sigmas stragegies. Be Enthusiatic, Have energy.

Operations Director in Bodmin:
"People are key"
Ensure that you spend time when sourcing new staff, check the personality fit as well as the skills fit and look after your staff

Operations Director in London:
"If behaviour feels wrong it is wrong"
Don't give people the benefit of the doubt when you witness, experience or hear about questionable behaviour (even if they are senior to you). Question them. Find out what is going on. Explain how the behaviour is perceived and the impact of it on others and the business. DO something about it ASAP if it doesn't improve.

Key Stats for Operations Director


29 %
71 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Operations Director Salaries

Budget Management

Project Management

People Management

Sales Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

National Average


29 %
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 58%