Sandblasting Operator Salary

The average rate for a Sandblasting Operator is $14.74 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$10.67 - $18.94
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.55
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $18.94  
   
Overtime
$18.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$838  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,810 - $40,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Sandblasting Operator

Sandblast operators must be able to sandblast the surfaces of various objects efficiently and safely. They must be knowledgeable in cleaning and abrading surfaces made of metal, rust, paint, and/or concrete.

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Sandblasting Operator Tasks

  • Operate sandblast machine to remove markings from streets, curbs, metal, concrete, wood, and other surfaces.
  • Remove paint, scale, grease, tar, and other foreign objects from surfaces.
  • May operate portable air compressor as necessary.

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Q: What is it like working as a Sandblasting Operator?

Sandblasting Operator in Miami:
"Effects on body."
This job shakes the inner core of ones body because of the vibration of the hose and pressure per square inch. The shoulders, legs, and feet will hurt.

Key Stats for Sandblasting Operator

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sandblasting Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 59%
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