OPERATIONS DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$49,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$155,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an operations director make?
Operations Directors in the US make on average $87,596 annually or $42.11 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $155,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $49,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Operations Directors are in Internet companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Operations Director salaries include Alaska, Nebraska, Washington, Iowa, and Illinois. The typical tenure for an Operations Director is 4.0 years.

Average Operations Director Salary By Company

Operations Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Internet companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Operations Directors. McDermott International and RCM Technologies are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Vistar or Groupon, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Operations Directors.

Average Operations Director Salary By Location

As an Operations Director in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $87,596 per year or $42.11 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest annual salary for Operations Directors at 100,385. Even an entry-level Operations Director makes $55,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Alaska, Nebraska, Washington, Iowa, and Illinois are the highest paying states. South Carolina, North Dakota, Georgia, New Hampshire, and Maine are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$100,385
2
San Jose, CA
$99,907
3
Omaha, NE
$99,472
4
Colorado Springs, CO
$97,101
5
Las Vegas, NV
$94,247

Average Operations Director Salary By Industry

Operations Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Operations Directors. Salaries for Operations Directors in Manufacturing companies average $88,974 annually, while Retail companies and Health Care companies pay $88,676 and $88,101, respectively. The types of companies that pay Operations Directors the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $84,463.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$88,974
2
Retail
$88,676
3
Health Care
$88,101
4
Professional
$87,357
5
Hospitality
$86,762

RECENTLY ADDED Operations Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Gecko Hospitality (Corporate)
Operations Director
10/31/2019
$115,000
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
Operations Director
10/31/2019
$90,000
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Operations Director
10/29/2019
$103,445
Hamilton County
Operations Director
Cincinnati, OH
10/27/2019
$56,717
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill
Operations Director
10/26/2019
$90,000
University of New Mexico
Operations Director
Albuquerque, NM
10/24/2019
$68,252
U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
Operations Director
10/24/2019
$168,165
Randstad
Operations Director
New York, NY
10/23/2019
$90,000
Gecko Hospitality
Operations Director
10/22/2019
$80,000
Duarte Unified School District
Operations Director
10/22/2019
$99,288
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