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Supervisor Blasting Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$69,929 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervisor Blasting is $69,929 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Supervisor Blasting is between $50,367 and $86,151. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Supervisor Blasting Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Grinder Operator
Apr 2
Batavia, IL, USA
Synergy Recruiting, LLC
Responsible for the deburring, washing, blasting of turned production. * Deburr machined parts using the drill press and other hand tools and equipment. * Obtains work assignments from supervisor ...
Foundry Utililty
Apr 15
Michigan City, IN, USA
B-Line, Blast Operator, Core & Mold Maker, Floors) * B-Line : Machine operation, set up machine ... Perform various duties as assigned by Supervisor MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * High School Diploma or ...
General Labor/Full-time Painter - 2nd shift
May 20
Elgin, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Supervisor, Production Direct/Indirect: Direct Summary of Position: Under direct supervision ... blast prepared parts to prepare finish for painting process Input and scan work order data into MRP ...
Warehouse Technician
May 11
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Receives assistance from Sr. Seal Repair personnel or supervisor when needed. * May perform simple operations on engine lathe drill press (single spindle), tool post grinder, bead blast polisher and ...
Marketing Assistant Entry Level
Apr 30
Lisle, IL, USA
Sign Outlet Store
Create monthly specials for email blasts using the Mail chimp email marketing platform * Use text ... Must be dependable and able to communicate progress clearly to supervisors while on tight deadlines
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