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Powder Worker Salary

$46,463 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$702

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $46,463 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $34,458 and $56,438. 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:
  • Screens, melts, and pours tnt into projectile cases: pours tnt powder into hopper of screening machine which reduces lumps by agitation.
  • Pours powder into revolving steam-heated kettle and adjusts controls to permit steam to flow in pipes around kettle, heating and melting tnt.
  • Empties melted explosive into buckets through valves.
  • Tests temperature of tnt with thermometer and cools it to prescribed temperature, using power-operated paddle.
  • Pours molten tnt into shell and bomb cases.
  • Breaks off crystallized tnt scrap and returns it to melting pot.
  • Drills threaded holes in charge into which boosters are loaded.
  • Loads shells and bombs with tnt powder, pouring explosive into cases by hand and pressing powder down with hydraulic press.
Powder Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 5,640

Estimated population of Powder Worker jobs: 2

Rate of error: 7.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,863
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Powder Worker Job Listings for United States

Powder Coat Painter ***1st shift M-F***
Dec 13
Middleton, WI, USA
Strategic Resources
Prefer one year of experience working in a powder coat paint environment. * Ability to use hand tools * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds * Able to sit or stand for long periods of time * Able to work ...
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 ...
Powder Coat Technicians-General Laborers -2nd Shift M-TH 3:30PM-2:00AM
Dec 12
Libertyville, IL, USA
Laser Precision
We will train-As a Powder Line Technician, you will be responsible for the following: * Loading and ... Experience working on a computer. Company Description Laser Precision is a world class, full ...
Operations Assembly Worker
Dec 10
Coolidge, AZ, USA
Adecco
While working as a Operations Assembly Worker for Adecco with Bright International, you will earn ... Must be able to work around bleaching agents in Powder and Liquid form * Ability to understand and ...
Bilingual 1st Shift Powder Coat Shop Assistant
Dec 5
Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
Fastemps Inc
Job Description: * 1 year experience working in Manufacturing preferred but not needed * Experience in Powder Coating is a plus. * Ability to read blue prints and specific measurements is a (plus not ...

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $46,463 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $34,458 and $56,438. 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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Powder Coat Painter ***1st shift M-F***
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Prefer one year of experience working in a powder coat paint environment. * Ability to use hand tools * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds * Able to sit or stand for long periods of time * Able to work ...
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Roseburg, United States
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