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Blaster Helper Salary
in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$52,867 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $52,867 a year and $25 an hour in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $38,884 and $64,539. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Description: Minneapolis ( (listen)) is the county seat of Hennepin County and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of 2018, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 425,403. The Twin Cities metropolitan area consists of Minneapolis, its neighbor Saint Paul, and suburbs which altogether contain about 3.63 million people, and is the third-largest economic center in the Midwest.Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for Minneapolis, Minnesota

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