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$40,807

Average Base Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$628

Average Bonus
The average diamond drill operator surface mining salary in Alabama, United States is $40,807 or an hourly rate of $20. This is 11% lower (-$5,017) than the average diamond drill operator surface mining salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $628.
Salary by Experience

$29,960

Entry Level Salary

$52,486

Senior Level Salary
An entry level diamond drill operator surface mining (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $29,960. On the other end, a senior level diamond drill operator surface mining (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,486.

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Job Description
Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.

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