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Blaster Helper Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$44,498 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$712

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $44,498 a year and $21 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $32,729 and $54,323. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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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 Nebraska, 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:
$51,586
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Blaster Helper Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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