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Drilling Operations Director Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$131,585 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drilling Operations Director is $131,585 a year and $63 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Drilling Operations Director is between $85,673 and $205,884. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Directs activities concerned with exploratory drilling, and drilling oil wells and producing oil and gas from wells within one or more oil fields: plans erection of drilling rigs, and installation and maintenance of equipment, such as pumping units and compressor stations.
  • Directs technical processes, such as treatment of oil and gas to reduce moisture and sediment content, mud analysis, well logging, and formation testing.
  • Determines procedures to resolve drilling problems, such as nonvertical bore holes and broken drilling tools.
  • Formulates methods to control production of wells in accordance with proration regulations.
  • Schedules dismantling and storing derricks and drilling equipment, cleaning wells, and servicing well equipment.
  • Analyzes production reports, initiates personnel actions, and revises drilling and production procedures to control operating costs and production efficiency of oil field.
  • Directs petroleum exploration parties engaged in drilling for samples (cores) of subsurface stratigraphy and in seismic prospecting.
  • May be designated according to specialty as superintendent, oil-field drilling; superintendent, production.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Drilling Operations Director Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Jan 3
Hartford, CT, USA
Direct Hire Global
... turning machine operations and occasional drilling, cutting, and grinding. Observe machine ... Direct Hire Global Is here for you! Direct Hire Global specializes in Direct Hire and temp ...
Facilities Operation/Maintenance TRVJP3794 (CS)
Jan 3
Windsor, CT, USA
... drill's, saws, grinders, sanders, vehicle lift, floor jacks, and able to place vehicles on jack ... Direct Clients Only
Sr Manufacturing/Quality Engineer
Jan 16
Waterbury, CT, USA
The Reserves Network
Connecticut 6 months contract-to-direct opening for a Sr Quality Engineer. Will provide "end to end ... Education & Qualifications -Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or operations ...
Manufacturing Engineer & Model Shop Supervisor
Dec 20
New Britain, CT, USA
Peter Paul Electronics Co., Inc.
Position Overview Direct and coordinate activities of the Model Shop Department to develop robust ... operations · Perform and interpret process capability studies, and implement improvements as ...
General Machinist
Nov 17
Windsor, CT, USA
... drill presses and other special shop equipment for repair of parts. Work from process travelers ... Perform all other similar or related duties as required and/or directed within own or other work ...