Drilling Operations Director Salary in Chandler, Arizona

How much does a Drilling Operations Director make in Chandler, AZ? The average Drilling Operations Director salary in Chandler, AZ is $186,536 as of November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $156,836 and $207,577. 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. 

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Drilling Operations Director 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. Being a Drilling Operations Director is responsible for directing revisions or enhancements to troubleshoot and solve drilling problems. May coordinate drilling contractors and production managers/superintendents. Additionally, Drilling Operations Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Drilling Operations Director 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. To be a Drilling Operations Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
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About Chandler, Arizona    Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). It....More

Chandler, Arizona  area prices were up 2.2% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Chandler, Arizona

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Skills associated with Drilling Operations Director: Productivity Management, Drilling Operations, Troubleshooting, Technical Project Management

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