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CDDA Diamond Drilling Recommended Hourly Wages
2022 Recommended Diamond Drilling Wages (Average Ranges)
Western Canada Quebec
Runner: $28-30 hr
Helper: $19-22 hr
Runner: $30-34 hr
Helper: $23-24 hr
Runner: $32-35 hr
Helper: $22-30 hr
Please be advised that bonus and retention are not included in this as well as the experience level of the worker. This survey shows that it can add up to $8.00 an hour on the rate or reduce it by $2.00.
Please see below line chart for information on previous years’ average wages.