Average Director Of Clinical Operations Salary
$128,000 yearly
$45.71 hourly
Updated July 28, 2021
$98,000
10 %
$128,000
Median
$167,000
90 %
Directors of clinical operations in the United States make an average salary of $128,389 per year or $61.73 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $98,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $167,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California provide the highest director of clinical operations salaries.

Average Director Of Clinical Operations Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Director Of Clinical Operations average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$118,789
$118,789
$57.11
$57.11
Alaska
Alaska
$95,340
$95,340
$45.84
$45.84
Arizona
Arizona
$126,322
$126,322
$60.73
$60.73
Arkansas
Arkansas
$98,703
$98,703
$47.45
$47.45
California
California
$148,564
$148,564
$71.42
$71.42
Colorado
Colorado
$123,165
$123,165
$59.21
$59.21
Connecticut
Connecticut
$152,435
$152,435
$73.29
$73.29
Delaware
Delaware
$161,676
$161,676
$77.73
$77.73
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$152,290
$152,290
$73.22
$73.22
Florida
Florida
$145,697
$145,697
$70.05
$70.05
Georgia
Georgia
$134,479
$134,479
$64.65
$64.65
Hawaii
Hawaii
$111,082
$111,082
$53.40
$53.40
Idaho
Idaho
$118,475
$118,475
$56.96
$56.96
Illinois
Illinois
$115,617
$115,617
$55.59
$55.59
Indiana
Indiana
$99,694
$99,694
$47.93
$47.93
Iowa
Iowa
$95,699
$95,699
$46.01
$46.01
Kansas
Kansas
$111,217
$111,217
$53.47
$53.47
Kentucky
Kentucky
$103,272
$103,272
$49.65
$49.65
Louisiana
Louisiana
$110,952
$110,952
$53.34
$53.34
Maine
Maine
$123,099
$123,099
$59.18
$59.18
Maryland
Maryland
$122,437
$122,437
$58.86
$58.86
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$144,943
$144,943
$69.68
$69.68
Michigan
Michigan
$111,401
$111,401
$53.56
$53.56
Minnesota
Minnesota
$108,338
$108,338
$52.09
$52.09
Mississippi
Mississippi
$93,500
$93,500
$44.95
$44.95
Missouri
Missouri
$121,083
$121,083
$58.21
$58.21
Montana
Montana
$115,748
$115,748
$55.65
$55.65
Nebraska
Nebraska
$99,776
$99,776
$47.97
$47.97
Nevada
Nevada
$139,186
$139,186
$66.92
$66.92
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$129,730
$129,730
$62.37
$62.37
New Jersey
New Jersey
$154,095
$154,095
$74.08
$74.08
New Mexico
New Mexico
$117,523
$117,523
$56.50
$56.50
New York
New York
$142,774
$142,774
$68.64
$68.64
North Carolina
North Carolina
$136,287
$136,287
$65.52
$65.52
North Dakota
North Dakota
$103,906
$103,906
$49.95
$49.95
Ohio
Ohio
$115,850
$115,850
$55.70
$55.70
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$90,430
$90,430
$43.48
$43.48
Oregon
Oregon
$144,238
$144,238
$69.35
$69.35
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$115,248
$115,248
$55.41
$55.41
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$166,214
$166,214
$79.91
$79.91
South Carolina
South Carolina
$105,556
$105,556
$50.75
$50.75
South Dakota
South Dakota
$106,934
$106,934
$51.41
$51.41
Tennessee
Tennessee
$97,513
$97,513
$46.88
$46.88
Texas
Texas
$111,896
$111,896
$53.80
$53.80
Utah
Utah
$111,724
$111,724
$53.71
$53.71
Vermont
Vermont
$125,372
$125,372
$60.27
$60.27
Virginia
Virginia
$129,957
$129,957
$62.48
$62.48
Washington
Washington
$123,632
$123,632
$59.44
$59.44
West Virginia
West Virginia
$110,937
$110,937
$53.34
$53.34
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$120,459
$120,459
$57.91
$57.91
Wyoming
Wyoming
$109,106
$109,106
$52.45
$52.45

Highest Paying Cities For Director Of Clinical Operations

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Bridgewater, NJ
Bridgewater, NJ
$159,198
$159,198
$76.54
$76.54
Hayward, CA
Hayward, CA
$156,169
$156,169
$75.08
$75.08
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
$149,925
$149,925
$72.08
$72.08
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$147,755
$147,755
$71.04
$71.04
New York, NY
New York, NY
$146,071
$146,071
$70.23
$70.23
Germantown, MD
Germantown, MD
$122,574
$122,574
$58.93
$58.93

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    Director Of Clinical Operations Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a director of clinical operations can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    If you want to get paid the most as a director of clinical operations, being employed by a company such as Lantheus Medical Imaging or Regeneron Pharmaceuticals would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hologic and Genentech also report highly competitive salaries for directors of clinical operations.
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    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
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    $240,000
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    IVF Center Solutions
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    $175,000
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    $110,200
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    Director of Clinical Research Operations
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    $140,000
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    $94,500
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    $94,500
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    Director of Clinical Operations-Neurosurgery
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    $78,873
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    $85,627
    $85,627
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    Director, Clinical Operations Management
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    Cambridge, MA
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    $186,992
    $186,992
    02/24/2021

    Average Director Of Clinical Operations Salary by Demographic

    Director Of Clinical Operations Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $148,065
    female-income
    Female Income
    $138,134
    Median Director Of Clinical Operations Income by Race
    Asian directors of clinical operations have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american directors of clinical operations have the lowest average salary at $138,933.
    $151,000
    $148,000
    $145,000
    $142,000
    $139,000
    $136,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$143,903
    Black or African American$138,933
    Asian$150,001
    Unknown$142,152
    Hispanic or Latino$140,507
    Average Director Of Clinical Operations Salary by Education Level
    Directors of clinical operations with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $177,849 annually. With a Masters degree, directors of clinical operations earn a median annual income of $154,753 compared to $138,134 for directors of clinical operations with an Bachelors degree.
    $180,000
    $167,000
    $154,000
    $141,000
    $128,000
    $115,000
    $102,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$114,419
    Some College/ Associate Degree$126,221
    Bachelor's Degree$138,134
    Master's Degree$154,753
    Doctorate Degree$177,849