Core Driller Salary

The average wage for a Core Driller is $17.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$12.79 - $23.76
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $23.76  
   
Overtime
$20.05 - $36.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,100 - $65,558  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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

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

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Experience Affects Core Driller Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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