How much does a Top Drilling Operations Executive make in the United States? The average Top Drilling Operations Executive salary in the United States is $349,240 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $294,569 and $418,456. 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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Job Description for Top Drilling Operations Executive

Top Drilling Operations Executive is responsible for the overall drilling operations for an organization. Plans and directs all aspects of the policies, practices, and procedures that affect drilling operations. Being a Top Drilling Operations Executive develops objectives and standards for drilling processes in order to ensure optimization and compliance with established standards and regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Top Drilling Operations Executive typically reports to a top management. The Top Drilling Operations 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. To be a Top Drilling Operations Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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