Average Director, Business Operations Salary

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The average salary for a Director, Business Operations is $100,666.
MEDIAN $100,666
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$61k - $158k
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$2k - $49k
$4k - $36k
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$64k - $179k

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Job Description for Director, Business Operations

Director, Business 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.

Career Paths

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Director, Business Operations
Vice President (VP), Operations
Director of Operations
Information Technology (IT) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Director, Business Operations

Skills in Operations Management, Process Improvement, Project Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Business Operations

An entry-level Director, Business Operations with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,243 based on 6 salaries. An early career Director, Business Operations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,208 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Director, Business Operations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,674 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Director, Business Operations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $119,890 based on 179 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,812.
Employees with Director, Business Operations in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (3.4% less).

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