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Shooter Helper Seismograph Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$72,493 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shooter Helper Seismograph is $72,493 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Shooter Helper Seismograph is between $52,067 and $89,384. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks in seismic prospecting for petroleum-bearing rock strata: drives equipment truck to work sites.
  • Unloads and carries explosives and seismometers to designated locations on terrain.
  • Unreels and connects electrical cables between seismometers and recording equipment in truck.
  • Guides drill pipe and casing into shotholes.
  • Loads shotholes with explosives.
  • Runs water or pours sand into shotholes to tamp charge.
  • Washes printed seismograph records with solutions.
  • Repairs automotive and prospecting equipment.
  • May be designated according to specific duty performed as prospecting-driller helper; shooter helper, seismograph.
Shooter Helper Seismograph Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Job family population: 14,820

Estimated population of Shooter Helper Seismograph jobs: 560

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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