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Raise Driller Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,818 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Raise Driller is $55,818 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Raise Driller is between $40,885 and $68,255. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Raise Driller. 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 self-propelled machine to install roof-support bolts in underground mine: positions safety jack to support roof until bolts can be installed.
  • Drives machine into position, inserts bit in drill chuck, and starts drill.
  • Moves lever to advance bit into roof at specified distance from rib or adjacent bolt.
  • Removes bit from chuck and replaces with bolt.
  • Starts hydraulic action which forces bolt into hole.
  • Starts rotation of chuck to turn bolt and open expansion head to exert pressure upon rock formation.
  • Tests bolt for specified tension, using torque wrench.
  • May install truss bolts traversing entire ceiling span and tighten ends of anchored truss bolts, using turnbuckle.
Raise Driller Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Roof Bolters, Mining

Job family population: 3,410

Estimated population of Raise Driller jobs: 69

Rate of error: 11.3%

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...

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