How much does a Exploration Director make? The median annual Exploration Director salary is $303,102, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $270,947-$334,628, 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 Exploration Director in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Exploration Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Exploration Director in the United States is $303,102, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Exploration Director in the United States are expected to make less than $303,102.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Exploration Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Exploration Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
Directs and develops an organization's oil and gas exploration projects. Analyzes and evaluates the opportunities, risk and profits for oil and gas deposits exploration. Initiates exploration plans based on compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Directs geological and geophysical programs and may have oversight for land acquisition and leasing activities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. 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. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description