Operations Director Salary in the United States

How much does an Operations Director make in the United States? The average Operations Director salary in the United States is $174,944 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $153,362 and $199,749. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Operations Director directs and oversees a major segment of the organization's operations, typically through subordinate operations managers. Leads the design and implementation of non-manufacturing operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being an Operations Director evaluates current and proposed operational systems and procedures and implements changes as necessary. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Operations Director 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. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be an Operations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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