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Blaster Helper Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$46,705 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$747

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $46,705 a year and $22 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $34,353 and $57,017. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$54,144
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Technician-Charleston, SC
Jul 16
Charleston, SC, USA
Thompson Industrial Services
Basic knowledge and ability to operate high-pressured water-blaster and vacuum equipment. ... We are seeking highly qualified and motivated employees to help continue and build on our success.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $46,705 a year and $22 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $34,353 and $57,017. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Technician-Charleston, SC
Jul 16
Charleston, SC, USA
Thompson Industrial Services
Basic knowledge and ability to operate high-pressured water-blaster and vacuum equipment. ... We are seeking highly qualified and motivated employees to help continue and build on our success.
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