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Blaster Helper Salary
in Arlington, Virginia

$56,045 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$897

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $56,045 a year and $27 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $41,222 and $68,419. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arlington, 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 Arlington, 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:
$64,971
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Arlington, Virginia

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Description: Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia. The county is situated in Northern Virginia on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from the District of Columbia, of which it was once a part. The county is coterminous with the U.S. Census Bureau's census-designated place of Arlington. Arlington is considered to be the second-largest "principal city" of the Washington metropolitan area. In 2018, the county's population was estimated at 237,521, making Arlington the sixth-largest county in Virginia by population; if it...

Blaster Helper Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

Senior Associate, Education Communications
May 20
Washington, DC, USA
Collaborative Communications Group, Inc.
We are passionate about helping our clients improve public education within the United States and ... Identify and execute communications tactics (e-blasts, social media, speaking engagements, etc.) to ...
Sales Manager - b2c/residential
Jun 28
Laurel, MD, USA
Confidential
... help close deals Will put together daily sales reports Knowledgeable of all products and ensures staff attends educational sessions to ensure knowledge Ensures E-mail blasts are sent daily Is ...
Sales Manager - home improvement industry
Jun 7
Laurel, MD, USA
Confidential
... help close deals Will put together daily sales reports Knowledgeable of all products and ensures staff attends educational sessions to ensure knowledge Ensures E-mail blasts are sent daily Is ...
Digital Communications Assistant
Jun 14
Washington, DC, USA
Society For Neuroscience
... departments to help develop social media and email communications, and to assist with ... email blasts. * Formats and tests SfN's bi-monthly member e-newsletter, and Neuroscience Nexus.
Web Content Specialist
May 11
Bethesda, MD, USA
NET ESOLUTIONS CORPORATION (NETE)
If you want to learn, grow, and help then this is the job for you. We support a project/customer ... Hands-on experience with Mailchimp or other email blast system * Google Analytics and Google Search ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Blaster Helper is $56,045 a year and $27 an hour in Arlington, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Blaster Helper is between $41,222 and $68,419. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arlington, Virginia.

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Blaster Helper Job Listings for Arlington, Virginia

Senior Associate, Education Communications
May 20
Washington, DC, USA
Collaborative Communications Group, Inc.
We are passionate about helping our clients improve public education within the United States and ... Identify and execute communications tactics (e-blasts, social media, speaking engagements, etc.) to ...
Sales Manager - b2c/residential
Jun 28
Laurel, MD, USA
Confidential
... help close deals Will put together daily sales reports Knowledgeable of all products and ensures staff attends educational sessions to ensure knowledge Ensures E-mail blasts are sent daily Is ...
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