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Supervisor Blasting Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$64,880 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,719

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervisor Blasting is $64,880 a year and $31 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Supervisor Blasting is between $46,731 and $79,931. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$75,214
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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