Average Driller Hourly Pay in Canada

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)

The average hourly pay for a Driller is C$31.07 in 2023

Hourly Rate
C$20 - C$47
C$201 - C$41k
Total Pay
C$44k - C$105k
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What Do Drillers Do?

Driller Tasks
  • 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.
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How do Drillers Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 9 responses, the job of Driller has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.78 out of 5. On average, Drillers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Drillers

What is the highest pay for Drillers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Driller is CA$46.50 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Drillers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Driller is CA$20.27 / hour

How can Drillers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Driller is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Driller that oversees more junior Drillers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.