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Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,943 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator is $65,943 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator is between $47,630 and $81,106. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator. 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 pile driver mounted on skids, barge, crawler treads, or locomotive crane to drive piling as foundations for structures, such as buildings, bridges, and piers.
  • Moves hand and foot levers to control diesel-, electric-, gasoline-, or steam-powered hoisting equipment to position piling leads, hoist piling into leads, and position hammer over top of pile.
Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Pile-Driver Operators

Job family population: 3,710

Estimated population of Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator jobs: 3,514

Rate of error: 7.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Drop Hammer Pile Driver Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Truck Driver Class A & Owner-Operator
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Brite Logistics, Inc.
... Drivers: ✅ $0.70 per mile ✅ 5,000 miles per week guaranteed Owner Operators: ✅ 80% Gross Pay ... âœ… Drop and hook ✅ No hidden fees or charges ✅ Secured Yard in Chicago and Philadelphia ✅ ...
Owner Operator Truck Driver
Apr 3
Woodridge, IL, USA
Kennedy Transportation
: Owner Operator Truck Driver Attention ALL Truck Drivers Kennedy Transportation is currently ... Lots of Drop and Hook Work*** ***Large Drop Trailer Pool*** Kennedy Transportation has been a ...
CDL-A Truck Driver Owner Operators Earn a Better Living with Taylor Truck Line Inc.
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Taylor Truck Line Inc.
... Operator Driver Jobs with Taylor Truck Line Inc. offer: * Mileage rate plus FSC same rate loaded ... Fuel Optimizer * 60%-80% drop and hook * Pet Policy * Rider Policy * Referral bonus paid monthly ...
Truck Driver - Regional Owner-Operator Container Work - Owner-Operator
Mar 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Most loads are drop-and-hook freight * Access to company facilities with free and safe parking * On ... Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) * Minimum 6 months of Class A truck driving ...
CDL A Owner Operator Flatbed Drivers - Earn $200k!
May 9
Davis Transport Inc
Ask any professional driver and those three traits are their primary focus when looking for a ... surcharges, drop pay Strong back office support system with decades of experience Weekly ...
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