Alternate Job Titles: Drilling Operations Director
How much does a Drilling Operations Director make? The median annual Drilling Operations Director salary is $180,973, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $152,155-$201,352, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 $180,973, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Operations Director in the United States are expected to make less than $180,973.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Drilling Operations Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Operations Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
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 full job description