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Core Drill Operator Salary
in Austin, Texas

$48,276 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$782

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Core Drill Operator is $48,276 a year and $23 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Core Drill Operator is between $35,753 and $58,689. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Core Drill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and sets up drilling equipment to obtain solid core samples of strata for analyzing geological characteristics of ground, nature of ore, or strength of foundation material.
  • Drives or guides truck-mounted drilling equipment onto metal or wood foundation, or assembles equipment in position.
Core Drill Operator Job Prevalence in Austin, Texas, United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 18,270

Estimated population of Core Drill Operator jobs: 1,443

Rate of error: 4.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$55,965
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Austin (UK: , US: ) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, and the second-most-populous state capital city (after Phoenix, Arizona). It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254, up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Core Drill Operator is $48,276 a year and $23 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Core Drill Operator is between $35,753 and $58,689. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Core Drill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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