How much does a Head of Pipeline Operations make in the United States? The average Head of Pipeline Operations salary in the United States is $327,900 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $251,600 and $399,200. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Head of Pipeline Operations is responsible for strategic development of pipelines and sets new routes. Plans and directs all aspects of natural gas and/or crude oil pipeline operations. Being a Head of Pipeline Operations requires a bachelor's degree. Stays current with regulations, industry standards, and environmental issues. In addition, Head of Pipeline Operations typically reports to top management. The Head of Pipeline Operations 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. Working as a Head of Pipeline Operations typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022

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