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Blaster Helper Salary
in San Francisco, California

$62,532 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,001

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $62,532 a year and $30 an hour in San Francisco, California, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $45,993 and $76,338. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Francisco, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists blaster in placing and detonating explosives used to loosen earth and rock, performing any combination of following tasks: carries explosive bags, cartridges, or powder to blasting area and deposits explosive device in previously drilled holes as directed.
  • Shovels earth or drill cuttings into holes after placement of charge and tamps earth to confine and increase force of detonation, using shovel or pole.
  • Connects explosive cord to blasting cap and lead wire to firing device, or attaches fuse to charge.
  • Fires charge on signal from blaster.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Blaster Helper Job Prevalence in San Francisco, California, United States

Job family: Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Job family population: 5,850

Estimated population of Blaster Helper jobs: 280

Rate of error: 6.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,491
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About San Francisco, California

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Description: San Francisco (SF; , Spanish: [sam fɾanˈsisko]; Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second-most densely populated large US city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for San Francisco, California

Full Time Crew Leader
Jun 19
Pleasant Hill, CA, USA
TSI
Relevant fields of experience as related to construction, iron, and labor include, but are not limited to laborer, janitor, dryman, blast helper, driller's assistant, equipment operator, mechanic ...
Full Time Crew Leader
Jun 18
Hercules, CA, USA
TSI
Relevant fields of experience as related to construction, iron, and labor include, but are not limited to laborer, janitor, dryman, blast helper, driller's assistant, equipment operator, mechanic ...
Team Leader
Jun 14
Pinole, CA, USA
TSI
Relevant fields of experience as related to construction, iron, and labor include, but are not limited to laborer, janitor, dryman, blast helper, driller's assistant, equipment operator, mechanic ...
Team Leader
Jun 7
Tara Hills, CA, USA
TSI
Relevant fields of experience as related to construction, iron, and labor include, but are not limited to laborer, janitor, dryman, blast helper, driller's assistant, equipment operator, mechanic ...
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Richmond, CA, USA
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