Core Driller Salary

The average wage for a Core Driller is $19.88 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$12.91 - $28.09
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$28
MEDIAN: $19.88
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $28.09  
   
Overtime
$25.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,960 - $64,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Core Driller

Core drillers are typically in charge of setting up and maintaining rigs. They must have knowledge of the different types of casing, drill strings, and thread types and must know how to work derricks and drill floors. They perform subsurface exploration and soil sampling.

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Core Driller Tasks

  • Maintain and clean drill and rig, perform safety checks and maintenance.
  • Complete and file documentation.
  • Remove, record, label and store samples.

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Key Stats for Core Driller

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Core Driller Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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