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Roof Bolter Salary
in Nevada, United States

$54,243 (USD)

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The average pay for a Roof Bolter is $54,243 a year and $26 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Roof Bolter is between $39,731 and $66,330. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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