Average Operator Drill Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Operator Drill is $17.83.
MEDIAN $17.83
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $37
$0 - $3,150
Total Pay
$29,567 - $81,747

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Job Description for Operator Drill

Operator Drill Tasks
  • Set up and operate drill and drilling equipment, adjusting speed and feed.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and report operating conditions and issues.
  • Report production progress and issues and complete documentation.
  • Conduct safety inspections of equipment and drill sites.
  • Drill holes in accordance to blueprints and instructions.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Operator Drill. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Operator Drill
Directional Driller
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Operator Drill Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Operator Drill

An early career Operator Drill with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.25 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Operator Drill with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.31 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career