Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
The average hourly pay for a Driller is C$30.40
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Drillers?
An early career Driller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$26.94 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Driller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$31.03 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Driller with 10-19 years of …Read more
What Do Drillers Do?
"Driller" can refer to many different positions, but it generally includes physical work in a construction or oil rig environment. Educational requirements for these positions generally do not exist, but some may require a high school degree or equivalent. Work history requirements vary from position to position, as some are open to entry-level candidates that must be trained, while others require experience with and knowledge of relevant tools. Some certifications or licenses may be required …Read more
- Operate machinery to drill and install wells.
- Use mapping and sonar instruments to identify where to place wells.
- Participate in safety programs.
- Take steps for remediation, including adding chemicals and repairing equipment.
- Monitor wells, record measurements, and observe the site.