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 $381,112 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $321,451 and $456,630. 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. 

Top Drilling Operations Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Drilling Operations Executive Salary $267,132 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Top Drilling Operations Executive Salary $321,451 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Top Drilling Operations Executive Salary $381,112 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Top Drilling Operations Executive Salary $456,630 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Top Drilling Operations Executive Salary $525,386 US May 28, 2024
25% $321,451 10% $267,132 90% $525,386 75% $456,630 $381,112 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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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 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Top Drilling Operations Executive salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Drilling Operations Executive, the highest Top Drilling Operations Executive salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Drilling Operations Executive salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Drilling Operations Executive salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Drilling Operations Executive salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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