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Powder Worker Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$50,983 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$770

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $50,983 a year and $25 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $37,810 and $61,928. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$59,104
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Powder Worker Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Marketing Coordinator
Jun 21
Laurel, MD, USA
Iron World Manufacturing
... paced working environment Our office is conveniently located in Howard County, MD off of Rt 1. ... To ensure top quality of the powder coating process
Customer Service Representative -- Hurry !!! Start this weekend !
May 12
Leesburg, VA, USA
Zipfizz Corporation
You will be working inside Costco. We are looking for High Energy People who are Self-Confident ... Company Description Zipfizz is a healthy and great tasting energy drink-mix powder that delivers a ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Powder Worker is $50,983 a year and $25 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Powder Worker is between $37,810 and $61,928. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Powder Worker Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Marketing Coordinator
Jun 21
Laurel, MD, USA
Iron World Manufacturing
... paced working environment Our office is conveniently located in Howard County, MD off of Rt 1. ... To ensure top quality of the powder coating process
Customer Service Representative -- Hurry !!! Start this weekend !
May 12
Leesburg, VA, USA
Zipfizz Corporation
You will be working inside Costco. We are looking for High Energy People who are Self-Confident ... Company Description Zipfizz is a healthy and great tasting energy drink-mix powder that delivers a ...
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