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Drilling Machine Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$50,296 (USD)

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The average pay for a Drilling Machine Operator is $50,296 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Drilling Machine Operator is between $37,454 and $60,991. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates mobile drilling machine to drill blastholes horizontally in underground mine or in face of strip mine: drives machine into room where coal, salt, or ore has been undercut.
  • Measures undercuttings with steel rod to determine depth of undercut and location of holes to be drilled.
  • Marks hole locations and boundaries of cut on ribs and face, using chalk.
  • Moves controls to position drill.
  • Starts drill and advances it into rib or face to specified depth.
  • Repositions machine to drill additional holes in specified pattern.
  • Observes electric power cable when moving machine to avoid damage to cable.
  • May drill blastholes in roof to prepare for blasting.
Drilling Machine Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 11,030

Estimated population of Drilling Machine Operator jobs: 920

Rate of error: 4.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Drilling Machine Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 17
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