Sandblaster Salary

The average wage for a Sandblaster is $14.76 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.

$20,537 - $47,678
$21K
$34K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,000
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$10.11 - $22.31
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$15
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$0$54K
Salary $20,537 - $47,678
Bonus $100.67 - $6,953
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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$21,409 - $54,858
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.11 - $22.31
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $15.43 - $32.70
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $100.67 - $6,953
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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$21,409 - $54,858
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 182

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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.

Sandblaster Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sandblaster

Pay by Experience for a Sandblaster has a positive trend. An entry-level Sandblaster with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sandblaster with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Sandblaster which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 28 salaries. A Sandblaster with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries.

Sandblaster Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sandblaster?

Sandblaster in Hughes Springs:
"Its okay, east, dusty, and can be toxic to your health."
Pros: It's easy.
Cons: It's toxic to my health.

Sandblaster in Columbia:
Pros: I work alone all day.
Cons: It's dangerous.

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Key Stats for Sandblaster

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sandblaster Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$33,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Sandblaster Salaries

Sandblasting
▲11%

National Average
$33,000

sandblaster
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 51%
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