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Explosive Worker Salary

$55,937 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$940

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for an Explosive Worker is $55,937 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Explosive Worker is between $40,915 and $68,458. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Explosive Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assembles, plants, and detonates charges of industrial explosives to loosen earth, rock, stumps, or to demolish structures to facilitate removal.
  • Examines mass, composition, structure, and location of object to be blasted; calculates amount and determines kind of explosive to be used; and marks location of charge holes for drilling.
Explosive Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Job family population: 5,640

Estimated population of Explosive Worker jobs: 410

Rate of error: 7.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,847
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Explosive Worker Job Listings for United States

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Oct 8
Camp Pendleton, CA, USA
Distinctive Home & Healthcare
In this position, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker will serve as a member of the overall health ... Explosives (CBRNE), and all other required training. * Conduct clinical staff education when ...
Explosive Tech
Dec 11
Pueblo West, United States
PSC Industrial Services
Performs other tasks when assigned by supervisor Working Environment: * Industrial/plant ... Explosives license in the state of residence * Valid driver license and other requirements of ...
Explosives Safety Engineer - 30335 with Security Clearance
Nov 26
Albuquerque, United States
Alion Science and Technology Corporation
Provide oversight of safety and compliance of explosive operations conducted during test operations ... Possess working knowledge with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulatory ...
CDL Driver
Dec 11
Roseburg, United States
Austin Powder
If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been searching for, apply for this blasting worker position today! ABOUT AUSTIN POWDER Austin Powder manufactures a full line of industrial explosives ...
HSE Manager
Sep 18
Midland, TX, USA
Pioneer Energy Services
... when working with service team members, company management, and well site partners. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Provide basic safety orientation - radiation, explosives, hazardous materials ...

The average pay for an Explosive Worker is $55,937 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Explosive Worker is between $40,915 and $68,458. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Explosive Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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