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Top Drilling Operations Executive in the United States

How much does a Top Drilling Operations Executive earn in the United States? The average Top Drilling Operations Executive salary in the United States is $331,482 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $279,592 and $397,185. 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 Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Responsible for the overall drilling operations for an organization. Plans and directs all aspects of the policies, practices, and procedures that affect drilling operations. Develops objectives and standards for drilling processes in order to ensure optimization and compliance with established standards and regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.

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