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Supervisor Blasting Salary
in Idaho, United States

$58,404 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,548

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervisor Blasting is $58,404 a year and $28 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Supervisor Blasting is between $42,066 and $71,952. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Supervisor Blasting. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in strip or pit mining or in quarrying: studies contour maps and aerial photographs to determine locations for roads and cuts.
  • Supervises road construction crew and lays out blast pattern.
  • Supervises drilling and shooting crews in drilling blast holes and detonation of charges.
  • Plans location of spoil pile (dump area) to allow maximum room for stripping.
  • Coordinates stripping, drilling, blasting, quarrying, and loading activities, and assists workers with faulty equipment.
  • Determines property lines and legal limits of operations in order to comply with rights of adjoining property owners and mining laws.
  • Schedules running and major repair work on drilling machine and stripping and loading shovels.
  • Requisitions supplies, such as explosives, lubricants, bits, and machine parts.
  • Observes mining operation to detect violation of safety regulations and compiles safety and production records.
  • May supervise crushing operations.
  • May train new workers.
  • May be designated according to specific work performed as supervisor, drilling and shooting; supervisor, blasting.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Supervisor Blasting Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Job family population: 556,300

Estimated population of Supervisor Blasting jobs: 5,251

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,706
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Supervisor Blasting Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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