Top Exploration Executive Salary in the United States

How much does a Top Exploration Executive make in the United States? The average Top Exploration Executive salary in the United States is $342,248 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $298,758 and $397,270. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Top Exploration Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's oil and gas exploration function. Directs project leads/managers and ensures all projects are completed on time, within budget, and according to pre-established specifications for their region. Being a Top Exploration Executive requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Top Exploration Executive 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. To be a Top Exploration Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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