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Blaster Helper Salary
in Omaha, Nebraska

$46,925 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$751

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $46,925 a year and $23 an hour in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $34,514 and $57,285. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Omaha, Nebraska.

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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 Omaha, 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:
$54,399
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Omaha, Nebraska

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Description: Omaha ( OH-mə-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. The nation's 40th-largest city, Omaha's 2018 estimated population was 466,061. Omaha is the anchor of the eight-county, bi-state Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. The Omaha Metropolitan Area is the 59th largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 944,316 (2018). The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA Combined Statistical Area (CSA) encompasses the Omaha-Council Bluffs...

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