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Rotary Driller Marine Operations Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$72,820 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,442

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rotary Driller Marine Operations is $72,820 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Driller Marine Operations is between $52,227 and $89,861. 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 gasoline, diesel, electric, or steam draw works to drill oil or gas wells: observes pressure gauge and moves throttles and levers to control speed of rotary table which rotates string of tools in borehole, and to regulate pressure of tools at bottom of borehole.
  • Connects sections of drill pipe, using handtools and powered wrenches and tongs.
  • Selects and changes drill bits according to nature of strata, using handtools.
  • Pushes levers and brake pedals to control draw works which lowers and raises drill pipe and casing into and out of well.
  • Examines operation of slush pumps to ensure circulation and consistency of mud (drilling fluid) in well.
  • Examines drillings or core samples from bottom of well to determine nature of strata.
  • Fishes for and recovers lost or broken bits, casing and drill pipes from well, using special tools attached to end of drill pipe or cable.
  • Keeps record of footage drilled, location and nature of strata penetrated, and materials used.
  • Caps well or turns valves to regulate outflow of oil from well.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts of machinery, using handtools.
  • May lower and explode charge in borehole to start flow of oil from well.
  • May specialize in drilling underwater wells from barge-mounted derricks or drilling platforms and be designated rotary driller, marine operations.
Rotary Driller Marine Operations Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Job family population: 15,370

Estimated population of Rotary Driller Marine Operations jobs: 5,372

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,419
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

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 Driller Marine Operations Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic
May 3
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Adecco
... of rotary tablet presses and related facilities and equipment. Working with tablet punches, cam ... OPERATIONAL TASKS: * Disassembles, inspects, reassembles, troubleshoots, repairs, welds and ...
CNC LATHE PROGRAMMER
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Ultra-Metric Tool Co.
All operations are done in-house: vertical & horizontal machining centers (VMC & HMC), CNC lathes ... gun drilling, MIG & TIG welding, ID & OD grinding, jig grinding, surface grinding, Blanchard ...
Peripheral Brushing Operator
Mar 22
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
GereMarie Corporation
Must be able to use hand tools which include drill and hand grinder * A medical evaluation will be ... Maintains specifications by observing operations; taking measurements; adhering to quality ...
Polisher
Mar 22
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
GereMarie Corporation
Must be able to use hand tools which include drill and hand grinder * A medical evaluation will be ... Maintains specifications by observing operations; taking measurements; adhering to quality ...
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