Sandblaster Salary

The average wage for a Sandblaster is $13.62 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$23,154 - $65,557
(Median)
$23K
$38K
$66K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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$9.91 - $19.85
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,154 - $65,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
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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$21,056 - $50,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $19.85  
   
Overtime
$14.69 - $26.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
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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$21,056 - $50,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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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

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

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Experience Affects Sandblaster Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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