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Foundation Drill Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$42,018 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$647

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Foundation Drill Operator is $42,018 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Foundation Drill Operator is between $31,076 and $51,124. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Foundation Drill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates drilling unit, mounted on truck or crawler track, to drill holes for concrete pier and footing foundations: raises and lowers boom to specified angle for drilling.
  • Swings boom, controls hoist drums, raises and lowers drill, hoists drill bit, bell reamer, casing, and reinforcement steel into position, and controls rotary table that drives drill into earth.
  • Observes drill stem during drilling operation and increases or decreases brake pressure on drill stem hoist drum to prevent swaying motion.
  • Raises drill stem and swings boom to discharge dirt from drill bit or bell reamer.
  • Observes type of earth formation penetrated to determine need for lowering casing into hole to seal off water and prevent cave-in of soft formations.
Foundation Drill Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 17,470

Estimated population of Foundation Drill Operator jobs: 2,222

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,711
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Foundation Drill Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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