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Driller Hand Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,727 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Driller Hand is $49,727 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Driller Hand is between $36,828 and $60,453. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Driller Hand. 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

  • Drills rivet or bolt holes in material, such as metal, wood, or plastic, following layout marks and using portable power drill: punches indentations along layout marks to guide drill bit, using center punch and hammer.
  • Fastens specified drill bit in chuck of drill.
  • Drills holes, replaces drill bit with specified reamer, tap, or countersink, and enlarges, threads, or countersinks holes.
  • Sharpens cutting tools, using power grinder.
  • May align offcenter holes in structural members, using drift pins, and bolt members together, using wrench.
Driller Hand Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 74,600

Estimated population of Driller Hand jobs: 756

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Driller Hand Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Hydraulic Mechanic
May 31
Romeoville, IL, USA
Power Equipment Leasing Company
Air power tools, electric drill, drill press, grinders (both hand and bench), wrenches, torches, welders, a variety of hand tools, air chipping hammers, and electric cords.
Electrician/Electrician Apprentice
Jun 14
Waukegan, IL, USA
Henry Broch Foods
This associate must have own tool pouch with hand tools, ½ " EMT bender, impact driver, drill, band saw or Sawzall. Principle responsibilities and duties include: * Assist machine installations ...
Metal Fabricator - $20 / hr
Jun 3
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
Ability to operate a variety of power equipment such as saws, punch presses, drill presses, milling machines and hand and bench tools. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Experience in metal ...
Solar Panel Installer
Jun 13
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Revolution Energy Systems, Inc
... hand and power tools, · Unpacking, sorting, and installing various equipment to physically attach solar panels to the rooftop · Laying out the array on the rooftop, drilling into rafters, and ...
MIG Welder
Jun 19
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
... hand tools (Accommodations can be made) Must have experience with some of the following tools: * Saws * Reading a ruler/tape measure within 1/16" ( This is mandatory) * Shears * Drill Presses
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