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Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator Salary

$24,688 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$294

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for an Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator is $24,688 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator is between $19,640 and $28,581. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive-blasting equipment.
  • Shovels or pours abrasives, such as sand, grit, or shot of specified grade into machine hopper.
  • Masks specified areas of object to protect from abrading action.
  • Loads parts on racks in enclosed rooms, into tumbling barrels, or into cabinets.
  • Turns valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle or into tumbling barrel.
  • Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, gas, or liquid over surface of parts.
  • Manually directs nozzle over surface of large parts or inserts arms through glove-fitted cabinet openings and manipulates small parts under nozzle for specified interval.
  • May examine finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • May be designated by type of equipment or abrasive used.
Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 378,850

Estimated population of Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator jobs: 7,247

Rate of error: 1.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$28,620
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator Job Listings for United States

Laborer / Equipment Operator
Nov 25
Saint Helens, OR, USA
Dyno Nobel
We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America ... Operation of mobile equipment, conveyors and other assigned equipment. Maintain certification for ...
CNC Waterjet Operator
Nov 26
York, PA, USA
ISI
The Waterjet Operator at ISI produces parts which are then assembled/welded into equipment and ... Safely operate ISI's precision, 6'x12', 80K PSI, 5-axis, Flow abrasive waterjet system; * Comply ...
Sand Blaster
Nov 20
Gainesville, GA, USA
Staff Right
Abrades surfaces of metal or hard-composition objects to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt, and to impart specified finish, using abrasive-blasting equipment: Shovels or ...
Painter Sand Blaster
Nov 26
Sparks, NV, USA
Resource Development Co.
Abrasive Blasting on Steel & Concrete OSHA 10 & Drivers License required Experience operating Reach Fork Lifts & Boom Lifts Helpful Company Description To be the preeminent provider of superior ...
ENTRY LEVEL Machine Operator
Nov 12
San Jose, CA, USA
Synerfac
Able to use hand tools including harperizer, micro blaster, micrometers, optical comparator and other related equipment * Ability to use both hands in a semi * repetitive motion for up to 7/8 hours ...

The average pay for an Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator is $24,688 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Abrasive Blasting Equipment Operator is between $19,640 and $28,581. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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