Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Director of Operations make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$213,462 / yrTotal Pay
$143,526 / yrBase Pay
$69,936 / yrAdditional Pay

$213,462

 / yr
$124K$377K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Director of Operations is $213,462 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $143,526 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $69,936 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Director of Operations

$157,785 /yr
Director of Operations
$224,020 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Director Operations

Some related job titles are General Manager Salaries with median pay of $104,781, Director of Operations Salaries with median pay of $145,389, Operations Manager Salaries with median pay of $100,302, Regional Director of Operations Salaries with median pay of $200,238.

Top Paying Companies

For a Director Operations in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Director Operations in United States. Employers include AT&T, CVS Health and Target.

1
AT&T
$231,162/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Director Operations in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Director Operations in United States are Telecommunications with a median total pay of $231,162, Healthcare with a median total pay of $223,119 and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $220,976.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$231,162

    3% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$223,119

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$220,976

    1% Lower than other industries

Telecommunications

The top paying company in Telecommunications for Director Operations is AT&T.

AT&TAT&T$231,162/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Operations?

Operations roles are critical as employers navigate an increasingly global business environment. The rise of globalization and e-commerce mean supply chains and inventory management are increasingly important. The educational requirements for operations are increasing as data and technology become essential for managing complex operations. As demand for these skills and workers grows, pay should increase as well.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Director Ops

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$425,000

/yr

$250K | $175K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Director of Operations

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$112,000

/yr

$82K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Director of Operations

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Regional Director of Operations

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Director of Operations

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$4,200

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Director of Operations

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$360,000

/yr

$350K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Director of Operations pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Director of Operations is $143,526 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Director of Operations salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Director of Operations employees.

The highest salary for a Director of Operations in United States is $248,983 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director of Operations in United States is $83,245 per year.

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