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Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,459 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$782

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling is $50,459 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling is between $37,319 and $61,446. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drilling oil and gas wells in area consisting of one or more wellsites: directs workers to erect, dismantle, and move drilling rigs, and drilling crews in setting up and operating power units, draw works and other drilling equipment.
  • Plans delivery of drilling tools, fuel, water, and other supplies for use at drill site.
  • Orders type of drilling bits to be used, according to type of strata encountered.
  • Directs workers in mixing drilling mud and circulating mud in borehole, and in use of special drilling mud to prevent blowouts from gas pressure.
  • Orders installation of control head (valve device) to control flow when well begins to produce gas or oil.
  • May supervise operations at producing wells to maintain and regulate flow of gas or oil supervisor, production.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
  • May supervise prospecting drillers drilling shallow boreholes for use in seismic prospecting or to obtain core samples and be designated tool pusher, shallow-exploratory drilling.
Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Job family population: 39,270

Estimated population of Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling jobs: 287

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,496
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...

Tool Pusher Shallow Exploratory Drilling Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 19
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May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Career Transitions Holdings, LLC
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting operations; taking ... exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Experience & Skills * 3-5 years ...
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