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Powder Carrier Salary

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Salary Data for Powder Carrier

$50,292 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$805 (USD)/yr

$49,704 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$805 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assists blaster in placing and detonating explosives used to loosen earth and rock, performing any combination of following tasks: carries explosive bags, cartridges, or powder to blasting area and deposits explosive device in previously drilled holes as directed. Shovels earth or drill cuttings into holes after placement of charge and tamps earth to confine and increase force of detonation, using shovel or pole. Connects explosive cord to blasting cap and lead wire to firing device, or attaches fuse to charge. Fires charge on signal from blaster. Performs other duties as described under helper.
The average powder carrier salary in United States is $50,292 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $805. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,991 (USD)

$61,396 (USD)

Education data not available for this job

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Salary Potential

$58,303 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Powder Carrier will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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