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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

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.

Salary Breakdown

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Average

$47,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$29,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$53,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$77,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

540

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Design

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Equipment Maintenance

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity


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