How much does a Drill Operator make in the United States? The average Drill Operator salary in the United States is $49,900 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $42,700 and $60,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Drill Operator ensures that all crew are at the rig and ready to work at scheduled time. Responsible for operation of the rig, crew, and equipment and for ensuring customer satisfaction with all services rendered. Being a Drill Operator maintains a safe working environment and ensures compliance of applicable regulations and policies. Maintains productivity standards for all rig functions. In addition, Drill Operator may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Drill Operator supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. Working as a Drill Operator typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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