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Rotary Drill Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$46,953 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$742

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Drill Operator is $46,953 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Drill Operator is between $35,108 and $56,795. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Rotary Drill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates self-propelled or truck-mounted drilling machine to bore blasting holes in overburden at strip mine, open pit, quarry, or construction site: positions and stabilizes machine, using jacks, and lowers drill shaft into position.
  • Moves levers to start and advance drill into overburden, ore, or rock formation.
  • Stops drill to install additional drill stems.
  • Observes operation to detect binding or stoppage of drill.
  • Removes drill when specified depth has been reached.
  • Replaces broken or worn parts, using handtools, and lubricates equipment.
  • May charge and set off explosives in blasting holes.
  • May be assisted by driller helper (construction; mine & quarry).
  • May be designated according to type of drill operated as tractor-drill operator (construction; mine & quarry); rotary-drill operator (construction; mine & quarry); wagon-drill operator (construction; mine & quarry).

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$54,432
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Rotary Drill Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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