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Operator Dragline Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,662 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$927

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Dragline is $50,662 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Dragline is between $37,366 and $61,745. 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

Description:
  • Operates power-driven crane equipped with dragline bucket suspended from boom by cable to excavate or move sand, gravel, clay, mud, coal, or other materials.
  • Drives machine to work site.
  • Moves hand levers and depresses pedals to rotate crane on chassis and position boom above excavation point, to raise and lower boom, to lower bucket to material, to drag bucket toward crane to excavate or move material, to place bucket over unloading point, and to tilt bucket to release material.
Operator Dragline Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

Job family population: 45,450

Estimated population of Operator Dragline jobs: 23,434

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,732
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Operator Dragline Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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