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Tripod Drill Operator Salary

How much does a Tripod Drill Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Tripod Drill Operator

$51,149 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$1,575 (USD)/yr

$50,548 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$1,575 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Drills holes in ore or rock in mine or quarry to facilitate blasting and quarrying, using jackhammer: connects steam or compressed-air and water lines to hammer. Inserts drill in chuck, trips trigger to start hammer, and leans on hammer to force drill into solid mass. Changes drill or adds lengths as depth of hole increases. Replaces or sharpens bits. Lubricates hammer. May lay steam, compressed-air, or water pipelines. May be designated according to type of drill operated as tripod-drill operator.
The average tripod drill operator salary in United States is $51,149 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,575. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$37,569 (USD)

$62,494 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$59,296 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Tripod Drill Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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