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Rotary Drill Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$38,010 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$601

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Drill Operator is $38,010 a year and $18 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Drill Operator is between $28,421 and $45,977. 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 Idaho, 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).
Rotary Drill Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 11,030

Estimated population of Rotary Drill Operator jobs: 1,077

Rate of error: 4.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,065
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Rotary Drill Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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