$97,017
Avg. Salary
$24.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$12,267

Bonus

$4,985

Profit Sharing

$20,952

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Regional Operations Director is $24.74 per hour.

The average pay for a Regional Operations Director is $97,017 per year.

$16.16
10%
$24.74
50%
$46.33
90%
MEDIAN $24.74
$60k
10%
$97k
50%
$146k
90%
MEDIAN $97,017
$59,779 - $145,549
$60K
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$150K
MEDIAN: $97,017
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$16.16 - $46.33
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$0$162K
Salary $59,779 - $145,549
Bonus $2,566 - $30,991
Profit Sharing $21.00 - $22,000
Commission $2,447 - $42,894
Total Pay (?
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).
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$61,952 - $162,224
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,489
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.16 - $46.33
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$162K
Bonus $2,566 - $30,991
Commission $2,447 - $42,894
Profit Sharing $21.00 - $22,000
Total Pay (?
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).
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$61,952 - $162,224
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Regional Operations Director

The position of a regional operations director requires a great deal of managerial experience, as well as the ability to lead others and work with a team. These director spend their days in an office overseeing necessary daily tasks to run a corporation, from hiring and firing employees and creating work schedules to arranging meetings, brainstorming innovative ideas, and finding ways to increase profits.

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Regional Operations Director Tasks
  • Coach, oversee, evaluate, mentor, and lead trainings for regional staff.
  • Directly handle complex problems ranging from public relations to safety concerns.
  • Analyze key financial data, oversee regional budget and authorize expenditures.
  • Develop annual business, maintenance, and service goals and strategies to meet them.
  • Partner with other areas like legal, construction, and development to reach organizational objectives.

Popular Employer Salaries for Regional Operations Director


Common Career Paths for Regional Operations Director


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Though some Regional Operations Directors move into positions like Regional Vice President of Operations (where the average salary is $149K), this progression is not the norm. A VP of Operations role is the most common promotion for Regional Operations Directors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $124K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Regional Operations Directors is an Executive Director position, where earnings are usually $75K.

Regional Operations Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Regional Operations Director


Survey results imply that Regional Operations Directors deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Sales Management, Business Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 48 percent, 27 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Those listing New Business Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Leadership also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Operations Management also know Strategic Planning and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Operations Director

Pay by Experience for a Regional Operations Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Regional Operations Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 152 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Regional Operations Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Regional Operations Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 343 salaries. A Regional Operations Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 215 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,411

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

With a pay rate for Regional Operations Directors that is 42 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Regional Operations Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+37 percent), Phoenix (+27 percent), Charlotte (+27 percent), and Boston (+25 percent). Nashville is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Atlanta and Seattle are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Regional Operations Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Regional Operations Director?

Regional Operations Director in Calgary:
"What it took to advance."
Ask lots of questions and never stop learning.

Regional Operations Director in Atlanta:
"Regional Engineer Operations Director."
Pros: The challenge of the position and the faith my employer has in me.
Cons: The long hours and the stress of being pulled by multiple owners. Duties added to my job without compensation.

Regional Operations Director in San Marcos:
"Corporate Non-profit."
See the big picture and learn all you can.

Regional Operations Director in Springfield:
"Wearer of many hats."
I would definitely ask what is expected and what is okay to have volunteers doing.

Regional Operations Director in Phoenix:
"Managing people."
Pros: I learn every day from the challenges the company faces with employees specially, you deal with an interpersonal relationship that allows you to understand people individually. Organizing schedule to manage 5 stores is a skill I had to develop.
Cons: My pay and having to motivate adults in managing positions.

Regional Operations Director in Indianapolis:
"Where The Company Was Headed. It Has Taken A Nose Dive."
Partner with an experienced RD and learn their methods and practices. What they use to achieve results.

Regional Operations Director in Asheville:
"Business."
Keep up with business trends.

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Key Stats for Regional Operations Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 247 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Regional Operations Director Salaries

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$102,000

▼5%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Regional Operations Director Salaries

Sales Management
▲46%

Business Development
▲26%

Project Management
▲11%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲3%


National Average
$102,000






Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼9%

Leadership
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

New Business Development
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%