A Sandblasting Operator earns an average wage of $14.68 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$9.52 - $18.63
(Median)
$9
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.52 - $18.63  
   
Overtime
$16.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$22,506 - $41,090  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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

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

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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.

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Experience Affects Sandblasting Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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