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Blaster Helper Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$47,244 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$756

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $47,244 a year and $23 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $34,749 and $57,674. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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 Louisville, Kentucky, 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:
$54,768
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for Louisville, Kentucky

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