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Dragger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,300 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dragger is $41,300 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dragger is between $31,133 and $49,704. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Operates hoisting engine and cable-drawn scraper or scoop, to load coal, ore, or rock into mine cars or onto conveyor in underground mine: moves hoist into working place on car and sets up on timber foundation.
  • Sets up snatch blocks (pulleys) and eyebolt, and anchors firmly to post or wall.
  • Connects electric power lines and starts hoist.
  • Moves levers to activate cable which drags scraper into face of ore, then drags full scraper to mine car for dumping.
  • Moves hoist from place to place, using mine car.
  • Lubricates, adjusts, and repairs engine and auxiliary equipment.
Dragger Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Hoist and Winch Operators

Job family population: 3,080

Estimated population of Dragger jobs: 123

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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