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Blaster Helper Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$55,956 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$895

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $55,956 a year and $27 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $41,157 and $68,311. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$64,869
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Cost of Living Score:

Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

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Jun 7
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