How much does a Top Geology Executive make in the United States? The average Top Geology Executive salary in the United States is $253,278 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $232,927 and $291,681. 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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Top Geology Executive plans and oversees all aspects of the geology department's policies, objectives, and initiatives. Responsible for the management of the geology department staff and the operation of geophysical programs. Being a Top Geology Executive researches and makes recommendations regarding the exploration and development of potential oil and gas sites. May require an advanced degree. Additionally, Top Geology Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Geology 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 Geology Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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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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Skills associated with Top Geology Executive: Strategy Development, Geophysical Operations, Strategic Project Management, Operational Policy Development

Salary estimation for Top Geology Executive at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD