Average Operations Director Salary

$87,580
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,273
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$5,030
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Operations Director is $87,580.
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$48k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$152k
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Salary
$48k - $152k
Bonus
$1k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $25k
Commission
$988 - $31k
Total Pay
$43k - $167k

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Job Description for Operations Director

Operations Director 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.

Job Satisfaction for Operations Director

4.1 out of 5
(813)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Operations Director

The top respondents for the job title Operations Director are from the companies Morgan Stanley, Concentra Medical and YMCA. Reported salaries are highest at Baker Hughes Inc where the average pay is $162,462. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Army and Morgan Stanley, earning around $121,775 and $83,447, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around $48,600. Aramark and Concentra Medical also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,932 and $67,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Operations Director

Skills in Project Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, People Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Operations Director

An entry-level Operations Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,121 based on 46 salaries. An early career Operations Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,906 based on 807 salaries. A mid-career Operations Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,389 based on 1,004 salaries. An experienced Operations Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,303 based on 1,641 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,271.
Employees with Operations Director in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 32.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (16.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,768 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
34.4%
Late Career
26.6%