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Rotary Drill Rig Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,265 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$950

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Drill Rig Operator is $58,265 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Drill Rig Operator is between $42,795 and $71,129. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Rotary Drill Rig Operator. 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 and prepares portable drilling rig (machine and related equipment) to drill wells.
  • Lengthens stabilizing jackscrews to support and level drill rig.
  • Moves levers to control power-driven winch that raises and extends telescoping derrick.
Rotary Drill Rig Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 17,470

Estimated population of Rotary Drill Rig Operator jobs: 2,299

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,545
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Rotary Drill Rig Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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... of rotary tablet presses and related facilities and equipment. Working with tablet punches, cam ... Able to use machine shop tools (MIG welder, TIG welder, band saws, grinders, drill press, etc.
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