Average Operations Director Salary in South Africa

R904,920
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R81,357
Bonus
R120,000
Commission
R101,130
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Operations Director in South Africa is R904,920.
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R409k
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R905k
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R1m
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MEDIAN R904,920
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United States (change)
Salary
R409k - R1m
Bonus
R20k - R389k
Profit Sharing
R20k - R361k
Commission
R26k - R240k
Total Pay
R406k - R2m

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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.

Career Paths

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Operations Director
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Senior Managing Director
Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 early career Operations Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R585,549 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Operations Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R863,945 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Operations Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R982,027 based on 143 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,143,962.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 371 survey responses.
Early Career
14.8%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
38.5%
Late Career
27.0%