The average wage for a Sandblaster is $14.47 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Sandblasting is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,489 - $41,175
$36K
MEDIAN: $36,000
50%

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$10.06 - $20.96
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$36,000  
   
Bonus
$506  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,202 - $51,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $20.96  
   
Overtime
$14.82 - $30.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$506  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,202 - $51,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Job Description for Sandblaster

A sandblaster is someone who operates specialized tools and machinery that fire high-powered jets of sand or other abrasives at metal and other similarly hard surfaces. This is done to remove paint, grime, old adhesives, rust, and other imperfections from the surface so that it can be painted and refinished.

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Sandblaster Tasks

  • Prepares surfaces by masking, grit blasting, or chemical rinsing.
  • Completes jobs on schedule and prepares reports upon conclusion of projects
  • Maintains safe work conditions by following guidelines and procedures for handling and disposing of hazardous chemicals.
  • Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and completes preventive maintenance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sandblaster

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Sandblaster

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sandblaster Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Sandblaster Salaries

Sandblasting
up arrow 13%

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up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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