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What is the average annual salary for Drilling Operations Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Drilling Operations Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Drilling Operations Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Drilling Operations Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Drilling Operations Director in the United States is $177,607 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Operations Director in the United States are expected to make less than $177,607.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $177,607
  • 10%$123,578
  • 25%$149,326
  • 75%$197,598
  • 90%$215,798

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Job Description for Drilling Operations Director

Directs and oversees the drilling, production, and engineering operations for an organization. Oversees all aspects of planning and executing drilling projects, developing oil and gas fields, and analyzing reserves. Responsible for directing revisions or enhancements to troubleshoot and solve drilling problems. May coordinate drilling contractors and production managers/superintendents. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Drilling Operations Director job description

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Industries:  Energy & Utilities

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