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Blaster Helper Salary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado

$49,242 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$788

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $49,242 a year and $24 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $36,219 and $60,114. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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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 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 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:
$57,085
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description: Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $49,242 a year and $24 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $36,219 and $60,114. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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