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Powder Worker Salary
in Omaha, Nebraska

$42,746 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$645

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $42,746 a year and $21 an hour in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $31,701 and $51,922. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Job Summary

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 Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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

Job family population: 5,850

Estimated population of Powder Worker jobs: 2

Rate of error: 6.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,554
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Omaha ( OH-mə-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. The nation's 40th-largest city, Omaha's 2018 estimated population was 466,061. Omaha is the anchor of the eight-county, bi-state Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. The Omaha Metropolitan Area is the 59th largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 944,316 (2018). The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, NE-IA Combined Statistical Area (CSA) encompasses the Omaha-Council Bluffs...

Powder Worker Job Listings for Omaha, Nebraska

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Jul 8
Lincoln, NE, USA
Advance Services Inc
Is looking to add experienced Powder Coater's to our team in Lincoln, NE. Each position provides a ... bring workers on to their own work. Spots will be filling quickly, so apply today to learn more ...
Compounding Technician
Jul 10
Lincoln, NE, USA
Manpower
Sterile working environment does contain dust from powder components * Four (4) day work week! 5am - 3:30pm Monday - Thursday * Possible overtime as needed * Allowance of prescheduled time off that ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $42,746 a year and $21 an hour in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $31,701 and $51,922. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Powder Coater
Jul 8
Lincoln, NE, USA
Advance Services Inc
Is looking to add experienced Powder Coater's to our team in Lincoln, NE. Each position provides a ... bring workers on to their own work. Spots will be filling quickly, so apply today to learn more ...
Compounding Technician
Jul 10
Lincoln, NE, USA
Manpower
Sterile working environment does contain dust from powder components * Four (4) day work week! 5am - 3:30pm Monday - Thursday * Possible overtime as needed * Allowance of prescheduled time off that ...
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