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Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,489 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator is $49,489 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator is between $36,551 and $60,264. 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 and prepares boring machine to drill horizontal holes through earth banks for installation of pipelines under highways, railroads, canals, and other obstructions.
  • Assembles and positions machine, augers, and casing pipes.
Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 17,470

Estimated population of Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator jobs: 2,411

Rate of error: 3.9%

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...

Horizontal Earth Boring Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 17
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May 18
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Harwood Heights, IL, USA
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