Average Director Of Business Operations Salary
$127,000 yearly
$61.50 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$79,000
10 %
$127,000
Median
$206,000
90 %
What Is The Average Director Of Business Operations Salary?
The average director of business operations salary is $127,929 per year, or $61.5 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $79,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $206,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Nevada, Illinois, Virginia, and California provide the highest director of business operations salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$206,000
$17,167
$99
75th Percentile
$164,000
$13,667
$79
Average
$127,929
$10,661
$62
25th Percentile
$99,000
$8,250
$48
10th Percentile
$79,000
$6,583
$38

Average Director Of Business Operations Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where directors of business operations earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Director Of Business Operations average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$109,690
$52.74
Alaska
$72,830
$35.01
Arizona
$108,899
$52.36
Arkansas
$88,085
$42.35
California
$129,971
$62.49
Colorado
$104,660
$50.32
Connecticut
$109,828
$52.80
Delaware
$119,921
$57.65
District of Columbia
$126,096
$60.62
Florida
$88,906
$42.74
Georgia
$103,872
$49.94
Hawaii
$69,648
$33.48
Idaho
$81,900
$39.38
Illinois
$131,810
$63.37
Indiana
$88,557
$42.58
Iowa
$114,736
$55.16
Kansas
$84,601
$40.67
Kentucky
$102,270
$49.17
Louisiana
$103,976
$49.99
Maine
$67,035
$32.23
Maryland
$118,021
$56.74
Massachusetts
$105,176
$50.57
Michigan
$98,992
$47.59
Minnesota
$90,402
$43.46
Mississippi
$60,275
$28.98
Missouri
$84,339
$40.55
Montana
$86,048
$41.37
Nebraska
$86,317
$41.50
Nevada
$135,374
$65.08
New Hampshire
$83,872
$40.32
New Jersey
$124,452
$59.83
New Mexico
$104,691
$50.33
New York
$116,452
$55.99
North Carolina
$114,282
$54.94
North Dakota
$78,569
$37.77
Ohio
$101,505
$48.80
Oklahoma
$85,322
$41.02
Oregon
$103,076
$49.56
Pennsylvania
$116,463
$55.99
Rhode Island
$137,681
$66.19
South Carolina
$84,109
$40.44
South Dakota
$107,172
$51.52
Tennessee
$91,218
$43.85
Texas
$118,697
$57.07
Utah
$69,855
$33.58
Vermont
$57,820
$27.80
Virginia
$130,317
$62.65
Washington
$102,290
$49.18
West Virginia
$102,665
$49.36
Wisconsin
$104,686
$50.33
Wyoming
$99,787
$47.97

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Highest Paying Cities For Director Of Business Operations

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
$144,882
$69.65
Chicago, IL
$137,725
$66.21
Washington, DC
$130,291
$62.64
Newark, NJ
$128,241
$61.65
Austin, TX
$123,708
$59.48
Wilmington, DE
$122,916
$59.09

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Average Director Of Business Operations Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $128,000
    $61.50
    +0.5%
    2020
    $127,000
    $61.19
    +1.1%
    2019
    $126,000
    $60.52
    +1.6%
    2018
    $124,000
    $59.55
    +0.5%
    2017
    $123,000
    $59.27
    +0.9%

    How Much Do Directors Of Business Operations Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, director of business operations salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that telecommunication, manufacturing, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for directors of business operations. For example, directors of business operations make a whopping average salary of $138,326 while working for telecommunication companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $137,918 at manufacturing companies and $128,392 at technology companies. But directors of business operations may want to avoid working in the health care industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $125,632.
    RankIndustryAverage Director Of Business Operations SalaryDirector Of Business Operations Salary Range
    1
    Telecommunication
    $138,326
    $105k
    $162k
    2
    Manufacturing
    $137,918
    $105k
    $162k
    3
    Technology
    $128,392
    $105k
    $162k
    4
    Health Care
    $125,632
    $105k
    $162k

    High Paying Director Of Business Operations Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Division Director

    Avg. salary: $105,797

    A division director is a professional who is responsible for managing team members and business operations that are assigned in his/her or her division to achieve the goals of a company. Division directors are required to evaluate division performance and ensure that the team's work complies with the company policies and procedures. They must lead new business development efforts with customers or brokers and should work closely with legal to ensure the protection of the company's interest. Division directors also assist in employee recruitment and provide training to the team if there are skill gaps.
    50,235 Division Director Jobs
    Managing Director

    Avg. salary: $160,351

    A Managing Director oversees workflow and progress, making sure that all operations align within the company or organization's mission or set of goals. They are responsible for crafting strategies, devising effective business plans, and executing guidelines that would nurture a company's growth, and as well as to be the driving force that would direct employees to the company's objectives. Furthermore, a Managing Director must coordinate with those in a higher position, such as the members of the board.
    70,114 Managing Director Jobs
    District Director

    Avg. salary: $101,271

    A district director is an executive professional who is responsible for managing staff members of an organization in a particular district. This director is required to conduct store visits to ensure that store employees are following store procedures and maintain inventory levels. The manager must manage all the general ledger revenue and expense activity while maintaining oversight for all operations, policies, and procedures. This manager should also plan and develop workshops, comprehensive training, and professional development for all staff members.
    36,275 District Director Jobs
    Deputy Director

    Avg. salary: $94,697

    Deputy directors supervise a team of workers and oversee the daily functions of their organizations. They coordinate with the company's executive director in preparing long-term strategies to achieve organizational goals. It is their job to make sure that these goals are met through the company's available resources. They aid alliances so that conversation objectives will be achieved. When complex issues arise, they collaborate with scientists and policy experts for resolution.
    35,972 Deputy Director Jobs
    Operations Vice President

    Avg. salary: $152,700

    The responsibilities of an operations vice president will revolve around overseeing business operations and ensuring workforce and workflow efficiency through evaluations and providing strategic plans that would drive the company to meet its vision and mission. An operations vice president, in adherence to the company policies and regulations, also has the power to hire and train employees, even to execute disciplinary actions such as termination or suspension when necessary. Furthermore, an operations vice president also has discretion in reviewing and approving reports and requirements in various aspects such as budgeting and new policies.
    104,653 Operations Vice President Jobs
    Area Director

    Avg. salary: $81,915

    Area directors oversee the operations of the company in a particular area. They manage the company's presence in their assigned area. Area directors come up with strategies so that their area meets company goals. They manage the company's performance in their area, from sales to marketing to finance to human resources. Area directors are expected to have in-depth knowledge of the situation and the context in the area they handle. They should be able to identify strengths and areas for improvement in their area. As such, they would be able to capitalize on their strengths and address their areas for improvement. Overall, area directors are responsible for the fulfillment of the company's vision in their area.
    36,193 Area Director Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Directors Of Business Operations The Most?

    To earn a high income as a director of business operations, working for VMware or Microsoft might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Oracle and Seagate Technology report highly competitive wages for directors of business operations.
    Company

    Recently Added Director Of Business Operations Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    University of California Riverside, Bourns College
    Director of Business Operations
    Director of Business Operations
    Riverside, CA
    08/28/2021
    $64,400
    08/28/2021
    University of California
    Director, Research Business and Operations
    Director, Research Business and Operations
    Santa Cruz, CA
    08/26/2021
    $120,000
    08/26/2021
    Northrop Grumman
    Director of Strategy & Business Development Operations & Integration
    Director of Strategy & Business Development Operations & Integration
    Dulles Town Center, VA
    08/23/2021
    $174,944
    08/23/2021
    Unitedhealth Group
    Associate Director, Optum Store Business Operations-Telecommute
    Associate Director, Optum Store Business Operations-Telecommute
    Eden Prairie, MN
    08/21/2021
    $94,500
    08/21/2021
    Boston College
    Assistant Director for Transitional Housing & Business Operations
    Assistant Director for Transitional Housing & Business Operations
    Boston, MA
    08/19/2021
    $57,850
    08/19/2021
    Cupertino Union Elementary
    Director, Business Operations
    Director, Business Operations
    Sunnyvale, CA
    08/18/2021
    $137,769
    08/18/2021
    Florida Atlantic University
    Assistant Director of Business Operations & Administration
    Assistant Director of Business Operations & Administration
    Boca Raton, FL
    08/03/2021
    $46,000
    08/03/2021
    CSU, Sacramento
    Director of Presidential Business Operations (Administrator II) (As0959P)
    Director of Presidential Business Operations (Administrator II) (As0959P)
    Sacramento, CA
    08/03/2021
    $54,996
    08/03/2021
    Florida Atlantic University
    Assistant Director of Business Operations & Administration
    Assistant Director of Business Operations & Administration
    Boca Raton, FL
    08/03/2021
    $46,000
    08/03/2021
    Palo Alto Networks
    SR DIR Strategic Planning & Business Operations
    SR DIR Strategic Planning & Business Operations
    Santa Clara, CA
    07/30/2021
    $192,400
    07/30/2021

    Average Director Of Business Operations Salary by Demographic

    Director Of Business Operations Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $123,418
    female-income
    Female Income
    $110,239
    Median Director Of Business Operations Income by Race
    Asian directors of business operations have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american directors of business operations have the lowest average salary at $111,167.
    $124,000
    $121,000
    $118,000
    $115,000
    $112,000
    $109,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$112,986
    White$119,280
    Black or African American$111,167
    Asian$123,052
    Hispanic or Latino$117,657
    Average Director Of Business Operations Salary by Education Level
    Directors of business operations with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $168,390 annually. With a Bachelors degree, directors of business operations earn a median annual income of $138,611 compared to $123,418 for directors of business operations with an Associate degree.
    $170,000
    $159,000
    $148,000
    $137,000
    $126,000
    $115,000
    $104,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$114,957
    Master's Degree$168,390
    Bachelor's Degree$138,611
    Some College/ Associate Degree$123,418