Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Sandblaster is $15.17
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sandblasters?
An entry-level Sandblaster with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.64 based on 18 salaries. An early career Sandblaster with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.75 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Sandblasters Do?
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.
Some examples of companies that use dedicated sandblasting employees are auto body shops and contractors who specialize in renovation and remodeling.
There are typically a variety of …Read more
- 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.