How much does an Operations Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Operations Director in the United States is $91 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $86 and $96. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Operations Director Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Operations Director Salary $81 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Operations Director Salary $86 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Operations Director Salary $91 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Operations Director Salary $96 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Operations Director Salary $101 US September 25, 2023
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Job Description for Operations Director

Operations Director directs and oversees an organization's day-to-day operations, typically through subordinate operations managers. Implements operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being an Operations Director executes operating plans and tactics to attain short- and long-term financial and mission-critical operational goals. Evaluates and optimizes current and proposed operational systems and procedures to gain efficiencies and to minimize risk. Additionally, Operations Director ensures compliance with standards and regulations. Monitors financial and operational metrics to measure achievement of organizational objectives. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Operations Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be an Operations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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