Operations Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$94,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$94,000
Median 50%
$153,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an operations director make?
Operations Directors in the US make on average $94,697 annually or $45.53 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $153,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $58,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Operations Directors are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Operations Director salaries include California, Hawaii, Delaware, Washington, and Colorado. The typical tenure for an Operations Director is 4.0 years.

Average Operations Director Salary By Location

As an Operations Director in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $94,697 per year or $45.53 per hour. Palo Alto, CA reports the highest annual salary for Operations Directors at 132,823. Even an entry-level Operations Director makes $61,000 per year in Palo Alto, CA. California, Hawaii, Delaware, Washington, and Colorado are the highest paying states. Arkansas, North Dakota, Alaska, Maine, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.
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Map of Operations Director Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Operations Directors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Operations Director Salary By Company

Operations Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Operations Directors. Google and Facebook are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Morgan Stanley or State Street, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Operations Directors.

Average Operations Director Pay By Industry

Operations Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Technology companies, Finance companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Operations Directors. Salaries for Operations Directors in Technology companies average $103,153 annually, while Finance companies and Manufacturing companies pay $101,807 and $100,598, respectively. The types of companies that pay Operations Directors the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $78,699.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$103,153
$103k
Finance
Finance
$101,807
$102k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$100,598
$101k
Retail
Retail
$100,086
$100k
Health Care
Health Care
$97,759
$98k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$78,699
$79k

Operations Director Salary History

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Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Operations Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Goodwin Recruiting
Restaurant Director of Operations
04/28/2020
$100,000
Gecko Hospitality
Director of Restaurant-Franchise Operations
04/26/2020
$90,000
Gecko Hospitality
Director of Operations (Relocation Offered)
04/26/2020
$125,000
Director of Gas Operations (Nebraska GAS)
04/25/2020
$110,450
Director, Maintenance and Operations *Deadline Extended*
04/18/2020
$129,180
Director of Operations
04/02/2020
$300,000
Director of Operations Controlling
03/27/2020
$130,000
Gecko Hospitality
Director of Operations
03/27/2020
$120,000
Gecko Hospitality
Director of Restaurant Operations
03/27/2020
$100,000
Gecko Hospitality
Culinary and Kitchen Operations Director * Base To Bonus *
03/24/2020
$65,000
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