Average Service Director Salary
$106,000 yearly
$51.01 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$67,000
10 %
$106,000
Median
$167,000
90 %
What Is The Average Service Director Salary?
The average service director salary is $106,101 per year, or $51.01 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level service director salary is roughly $67,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $167,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and retail companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out insurance, professional, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, and New Jersey provide the highest service director salaries.

Average Service Director Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Service Director average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$79,693
$38.31
Alaska
$106,173
$51.04
Arizona
$93,246
$44.83
Arkansas
$85,023
$40.88
California
$143,981
$69.22
Colorado
$93,561
$44.98
Connecticut
$102,833
$49.44
Delaware
$119,489
$57.45
District of Columbia
$110,746
$53.24
Florida
$93,180
$44.80
Georgia
$89,531
$43.04
Hawaii
$60,689
$29.18
Idaho
$96,861
$46.57
Illinois
$85,306
$41.01
Indiana
$74,433
$35.79
Iowa
$72,209
$34.72
Kansas
$92,049
$44.25
Kentucky
$79,704
$38.32
Louisiana
$102,927
$49.48
Maine
$99,080
$47.63
Maryland
$99,696
$47.93
Massachusetts
$107,025
$51.45
Michigan
$87,619
$42.12
Minnesota
$82,811
$39.81
Mississippi
$94,054
$45.22
Missouri
$85,455
$41.08
Montana
$96,065
$46.19
Nebraska
$81,437
$39.15
Nevada
$139,705
$67.17
New Hampshire
$102,864
$49.45
New Jersey
$123,087
$59.18
New Mexico
$94,427
$45.40
New York
$134,055
$64.45
North Carolina
$98,031
$47.13
North Dakota
$88,333
$42.47
Ohio
$82,593
$39.71
Oklahoma
$78,087
$37.54
Oregon
$97,933
$47.08
Pennsylvania
$95,353
$45.84
Rhode Island
$129,301
$62.16
South Carolina
$78,739
$37.86
South Dakota
$88,210
$42.41
Tennessee
$81,214
$39.05
Texas
$109,913
$52.84
Utah
$91,531
$44.01
Vermont
$97,389
$46.82
Virginia
$117,768
$56.62
Washington
$110,374
$53.06
West Virginia
$105,058
$50.51
Wisconsin
$93,326
$44.87
Wyoming
$83,671
$40.23

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Highest Paying Cities For Service Director

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Sunnyvale, CA
$160,854
$77.33
New York, NY
$143,415
$68.95
Reston, VA
$123,564
$59.41
Washington, DC
$113,142
$54.40
Seattle, WA
$112,688
$54.18
Austin, TX
$112,054
$53.87

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Average Service Director Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $106,000
    $51.01
    +1.4%
    2020
    $105,000
    $50.30
    +1.8%
    2019
    $103,000
    $49.38
    +2.1%
    2018
    $101,000
    $48.34
    +1.8%
    2017
    $98,700
    $47.47
    +2.0%

    How Much Do Service Directors Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, service director salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that insurance, professional, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for service directors. For example, service directors make a whopping average salary of $125,545 while working for insurance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $119,094 at professional companies and $111,660 at manufacturing companies. But service directors may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $89,288.
    RankIndustryAverage Service Director SalaryService Director Salary Range
    1
    Insurance
    $125,545
    $75k
    $135k
    2
    Professional
    $119,094
    $75k
    $135k
    3
    Manufacturing
    $111,660
    $75k
    $135k
    4
    Health Care
    $106,014
    $75k
    $135k
    5
    Retail
    $98,058
    $75k
    $135k
    6
    Hospitality
    $89,288
    $75k
    $135k

    High Paying Service Director Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Customer Service/Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $48,843

    A customer service/operations manager is primarily in charge of spearheading and overseeing the efforts of a customer service team, ensuring efficiency and client satisfaction. Their responsibilities include setting goals and objectives, establishing guidelines and schedules, managing the employees, creating new programs for customers, and developing strategies to optimize customer service operations. They may also participate in reaching out to clients through calls and correspondence, resolving issues promptly and professionally. Furthermore, as a manager, it is essential to lead and encourage teams to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    168,053 Customer Service/Operations Manager Jobs
    Director Of Support Services

    Avg. salary: $40,381

    A director of support services spearheads and oversees the daily operations in a company's support services field. It is their duty to set goals and guidelines, establish budgets and timelines, coordinate with managers, perform research and analysis to identify the ideal practices, review client feedback, liaise with potential investors, and build positive relationships with business partners. Moreover, as a director, it is essential to lead and encourage teams to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations, developing new ones as needed.
    86,652 Director Of Support Services Jobs
    General Service Manager

    Avg. salary: $117,374

    General service managers are professionals who manage the administrative activities of a company to ensure that a proper environment for its operations is achieved. These managers are required to supervise the maintenance activities and upgrades of equipment and systems so that they can minimize disruptions of business activities. Under the direction of the finance manager, general service managers must coordinate with service providers on matters related to finance and tax. They must also manage teams to ensure that they comply with local and occupational health laws.
    179,703 General Service Manager Jobs
    Regional Director Of Operations

    Avg. salary: $92,692

    A Regional Director of Operations supervises an organization's operational activities for an assigned region. Their duties include hiring employees, creating work schedules, overseeing the regional budget, and authorizing expenditures.
    76,656 Regional Director Of Operations Jobs
    Service Operations Manager

    Avg. salary: $79,724

    Service operations managers are responsible for overseeing all aspects of service-oriented businesses. Typical duties of a service operations manager include hiring, training, and managing employees, developing and approving organizational policies and budgets, and managing all aspects of marketing. Additional duties include ensuring the successful and effective management of productivity, labor and quality control, communicating job expectations, and planning and reviewing compensation actions. Service operations managers are also expected to analyze space and employee requirements and process workflow, and to ensure that a safe and healthy work environment is maintained.
    199,907 Service Operations Manager Jobs
    Director/Manager

    Avg. salary: $109,492

    A director/manager is responsible for developing strategic techniques to boost the operational efficiency of an organization in delivering high-quality services and satisfaction for the customers and business clients. Directors/managers identify business opportunities that would support the company's long-term goals and objectives, generating more revenues and closing contract deals for the business. They also handle the departmental budgets, allocating adequate resources for operations and project management. A director/manager must have excellent communication and leadership skills, especially in overseeing staff performance and handling their concerns.
    206,125 Director/Manager Jobs

    Service Director Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a service director 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.

    Which Companies Pay Service Directors The Most?

    To earn a high income as a service director, working for Agilent Technologies or Regeneron Pharmaceuticals might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Flight Centre and Adobe report highly competitive wages for service directors.
    Company
    LogoRankCompanyAverage Service Director SalaryService Director Salary Range
    1Agilent Technologies
    4.8
    $149,507
    $113k
    $158k
    2Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
    4.8
    $142,001
    $113k
    $158k
    3Flight Centre
    4.1
    $136,173
    $113k
    $158k
    4Adobe
    4.9
    $135,278
    $113k
    $158k
    5Oracle
    4.8
    $134,721
    $113k
    $158k
    6Abbott
    4.9
    $134,270
    $113k
    $158k

    Recently Added Service Director Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership
    Senior Services Director
    Senior Services Director
    Idaho Falls, ID
    08/05/2021
    $50,000
    08/05/2021
    Medical Services Director
    Westminster, CO
    08/05/2021
    $145,000
    08/05/2021
    Automotive Service Director
    Manassas, VA
    08/05/2021
    $175,000
    08/05/2021
    Director of Access and Crisis Services
    Troy, MI
    08/05/2021
    $96,748
    08/05/2021
    Uplight
    Director, Data Services
    Director, Data Services
    Boston, MA
    08/05/2021
    $145,000
    08/05/2021
    Progress Residential
    Service Director
    Service Director
    Aurora, CO
    08/05/2021
    $68,000
    08/05/2021
    Panjiva
    Director, Directory Services & Security-Workplace Services
    Director, Directory Services & Security-Workplace Services
    Princeton, NJ
    08/05/2021
    $134,400
    08/05/2021
    Cloud Service Director
    Eden Prairie, MN
    08/04/2021
    $94,500
    08/04/2021
    Director of Actuarial Services-Telecommute
    Atlanta, GA
    08/04/2021
    $110,200
    08/04/2021
    Medical Services Director
    Seattle, WA
    08/04/2021
    $254,600
    08/04/2021

    Average Service Director Salary by Demographic

    Service Director Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $116,034
    female-income
    Female Income
    $104,746
    Median Service Director Income by Race
    Asian service directors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american service directors have the lowest average salary at $105,659.
    $121,000
    $118,000
    $115,000
    $112,000
    $109,000
    $106,000
    $103,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$109,287
    White$111,277
    Black or African American$105,659
    Asian$118,298
    Hispanic or Latino$107,428
    Average Service Director Salary by Education Level
    Service directors with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $152,029 annually. With a Masters degree, service directors earn a median annual income of $123,842 compared to $104,746 for service directors with an Bachelors degree.
    $155,000
    $140,000
    $125,000
    $110,000
    $95,000
    $80,000
    $65,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$79,350
    Master's Degree$123,842
    Bachelor's Degree$104,746
    Doctorate Degree$152,029
    Some College/ Associate Degree$91,705