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Explosives Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$27,912 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Explosives Operator is $27,912 a year and $13 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Explosives Operator is between $21,524 and $33,110. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends hydraulic press that compresses powder in cardboard cases for use as pyrotechnic (firework) flares and signals: places cases in mold of press and locks mold.
  • Weighs and pours specified amounts of powder into cases.
  • Pulls lever or pushes button to raise press bed and force ram into mold to compress powder in case.
  • Releases pressure and removes mold.
  • Breaks open molds with mallet and removes containers.
  • May add specified quantities of explosive powder to form igniting charge.
  • May be designated according to type of pyrotechnic loaded as press tender, incendiary grenade; press tender, smoke signal; press tender, star signal.
Explosives Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Explosives Operator jobs: 696

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Explosives Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

CDL Driver
Mar 17
Parrish, United States
Dyno Nobel
Reporting to the Site Manager, you will be the expert in operating Dyno Nobel trucks and specialty equipment to deliver ANFO and other commercial explosives products to customers in a safe, timely ...
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