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Tractor Drill Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,815 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$708

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tractor Drill Operator is $44,815 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tractor Drill Operator is between $33,510 and $54,208. 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:
  • 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).
Tractor Drill Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 11,030

Estimated population of Tractor Drill Operator jobs: 1,077

Rate of error: 4.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,953
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Tractor Drill Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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