Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Head Of Operations make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$186,992 / yrTotal Pay
$107,924 / yrBase Pay
$79,068 / yrAdditional Pay

$186,992

 / yr
$109K$328K
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The estimated total pay for a Head Of Operations is $186,992 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $107,924 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 $79,068 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 Head Operations Manager

$100,660 /yr
Head Operations Manager
$226,365 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Head Of Operations in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Head Of Operations in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and Elastic.

1
Meta
$434,168/yr
3
Elastic
$380,934/yr
4
Uber
$288,010/yr
6
HSBC
$268,543/yr
7
AIG
$261,239/yr
8
TheKey
$192,832/yr

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$434,168

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$268,543

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Top Paying Industries

For a Head Of Operations in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Head Of Operations in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $397,670, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $276,196, Financial Services with a median total pay of $268,543, Insurance with a median total pay of $261,239, and Healthcare with a median total pay of $192,832.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$397,670

    33% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$276,196

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$268,543

    1% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$261,239

    2% Lower than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$192,832

    38% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Head Of Operations are Meta, Google, and Elastic.

MetaMeta$434,168/yr
GoogleGoogle$414,405/yr
ElasticElastic$380,934/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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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Section Head

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$240,000

/yr

$200K | $40K

Submitted 2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Head Of Operations

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$210,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Head Of Operations

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$190,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Head Of Operations

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$139,150

/yr

$127K | $13K

Submitted 2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Head Of Operations

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$205,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Head of Transport and Operations

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$85,000

/yr

$60K | $25K

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago

Head Of Operations pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Head Of Operations is $107,924 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Head Of Operations salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Head Of Operations employees.

The highest salary for a Head Of Operations in United States is $183,754 per year.

The lowest salary for a Head Of Operations in United States is $63,386 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Head Of Operations or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Head Of Operations.