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Powder Carrier Salary
in San Diego, California

$54,870 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$878

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powder Carrier is $54,870 a year and $26 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Powder Carrier is between $40,358 and $66,985. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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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.
Powder Carrier Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

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

Job family population: 5,850

Estimated population of Powder Carrier jobs: 280

Rate of error: 6.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,610
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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