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Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,265 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill is $58,265 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill is between $42,795 and $71,129. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill. 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

  • 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.
Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Job family population: 17,470

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

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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...

Well Drill Operator Rotary Drill Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Drill Press Operator
Mar 29
Shorewood, IL, USA
First Staff Services
Drill Press Operator needed in Shorewood, IL Shift: 3:30pm - 12:00am (+ overtime) Pay: $12.00/hr Requirements: Resume with machine shop experience preferred Job offer pending background screening You ...
Machine Operator / Fabricator
May 21
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - West
... how well they work as a team! Machine Operator / Fabricator Responsibilities: * Take measurements with ruler * Read blueprints * Cut glass to size * Use grinder, brake and drill presses * Spot ...
CNC Programmer - Operator 8348GK
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Career Transitions Holdings, LLC
CNC Programmer/Operator - Chicago, IL 3-5 years' experience in a Cabinetry Shop or Store Fixture ... Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting operations; taking ...
Grinder Operator
Apr 2
Batavia, IL, USA
Synergy Recruiting, LLC
... Grinder Operator on the 2nd shift. * Responsible for the deburring, washing, blasting of turned ... Deburr machined parts using the drill press and other hand tools and equipment. * Obtains work ...
CNC Operator
Apr 19
Woodridge, IL, USA
Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing ... CNC Operator Skills and Qualifications: Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal ...
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