A Blaster earns an average wage of C$29.27 per hour.

C$30,128 - C$137,020
C$30K
C$82K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$82,237
10%
50%
90%
C$16.61 - C$36.88
C$17
C$29
C$37
MEDIAN: C$28.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$137K
Salary C$30,128 - C$137,020
Bonus C$4,913
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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C$35,051 - C$128,921
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data C$0C$64
Hourly Rate C$16.61 - C$36.88
Overtime C$33.45 - C$64.11
Annual Data C$0C$128K
Bonus C$4,913
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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C$35,051 - C$128,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Blaster

Blasters work with large machinery in a rather risky position, as they must examine the strength needed to blast surfaces such as buildings, quarries, and underground mines.

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Blaster Tasks

  • Detonate explosives to destroy structures and loosen and move heavy materials.
  • Keep records of blasts and an inventory of explosives and blast devices.
  • Operate supplemental power equipment, such as drills and jackhammers.
  • Insert explosives manually into intended area of demolition.
  • Calculate amount and type of explosive, blast pattern, and blast intensity to employ based on structure analysis.

Blaster Pay By Employer

$0$57K

$57,240

Blaster Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Blaster

Pay by Experience for a Blaster has a positive trend. An entry-level Blaster with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Blaster with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Blaster which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 7 salaries. A Blaster with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Blaster

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Blaster Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
C$78,000

▼14%

▼21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 19%