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Gun Perforator Loader Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$54,295 (USD)

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Last updated: February 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gun Perforator Loader is $54,295 a year and $26 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Gun Perforator Loader is between $39,272 and $66,780. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Gun Perforator Loader. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Loads explosive powder or chemicals into gun perforators and carriers used in shooting or burning holes through tubing, casings, and earth formations: assembles perforators, using special handtools.
  • Cleans, gauges, and lubricates gun ports distributed along barrel.
  • Removes gun port, using special wrench.
  • Inserts waterproof sealer and bullet into gun port.
  • Places specified powder charge in powder chamber and screws gun port in place.
  • Screws igniting charge (booster) in place on gun barrel and connects lead wire to cable connection with screwdriver.
  • Inserts special fuse (prima-cord) into carrier of jet perforators.
  • Threads jet-shaped charge on fuse and inserts it into carrier and through port, using special tongs.
  • Inserts specified powder charge in chamber of sidewall sample-taking cylinder and assembles cylinders, using special wrenches.
  • Packs cylinders into boxes for field loading into core barrels.
  • Stores loaded guns, explosives, and related materials in storeroom according to established safety procedures.
  • Maintains inventory records and orders new supplies.
  • May keep gun and explosive records in compliance with local and federal laws.
Gun Perforator Loader Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Job family population: 48,140

Estimated population of Gun Perforator Loader jobs: 11,980

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Gun Perforator Loader Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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