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Operations Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$189,076 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operations Director is $189,076 a year and $91 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operations Director is between $129,645 and $236,592. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Operations Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Directs, develops, implements, publicizes, and administers operations strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of organization's goals and objectives.
  • Directs the operations function in conjunction with business growth, introduction of new operational systems, meeting organizational financial objectives, and meeting organizational goals in relation to safety, quality, and timely delivery of products or services.
  • Assists with development of organization's policies, practices, and attainment of operating goals, while maintaining some management responsibility.
Operations Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: General and Operations Managers

Job family population: 2,212,200

Estimated population of Operations Director jobs: 70,790

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Operations Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Implementation & Operations Director
Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
TekPartners, A P2P Company
Implementation & Operations Director Location: Chicago, Illinois Duration: Direct Hire Compensation: $150,000.00 - $157, 000.00 annually Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to ...
Implementation and Operations Director
Jun 18
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Request Technology - Craig Johnson
Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking an Implementation and Operations Director. Candidate will have the ability to solution complex ideas directly with customers, planners and ...
Director of Operations
Jun 24
Highland Park, IL, USA
Michael's Chicago Style Red Hots
Director of Operations, Michael's Grill & Salad Bar JOB SUMMARY: Iconic fast casual restaurant, Michael's Grill & Salad Bar established in 1977 is seeking an experienced and energetic Leader with a ...
Director of Operations
Jun 5
Crestwood, IL, USA
As the Director of Operations, you will have ownership, responsibility, and accountability for all aspects of the company's pharmacy operations and service delivery. We are seeking a highly motivated ...
Audio Visual Concert Event- Director of Operations
May 24
Saint Charles, IL, USA
HireSparks AV Recruiting
They are looking for a Director of Operations for their local branch and they are willing to relocate the right candidate. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CONCERT TOURING EXPERIENCE. JOB'S SUMMARY Reporting ...
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