$36,259
Avg. Salary
$14.62
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sandblaster is $14.62 per hour.

The average pay for a Sandblaster is $36,259 per year.

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MEDIAN $36,259
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Salary $22,685 - $48,656
Bonus $69.53 - $5,034
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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$22,210 - $50,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $10.24 - $21.87
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $15.53 - $31.88
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $69.53 - $5,034
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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$22,210 - $50,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 353

Job Description

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.

Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level

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.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sandblaster?

Sandblaster in Texarkana:
"Concerning."
Pros: It pays the bills
Cons: Very Repetitive,extreme lack of communications between management,last minute news,Will say you havent called in just to give points and get rid of you

Sandblaster in Houston:
"High Quality Company."
Pros: Working
Cons: When upper management upsets employee s while working.this can cause a unsafe work area

Sandblaster in Floresville:
"Not good at company pfi I work for I'm a sandblaster with experience an I'm also a painter and I'm very under pay for working to job titles for one hourly pay I make a lol over minimum wage $13.00 an hour."
Pros: N/a
Cons: N/a

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.

Sandblaster in Richmond:
Take your time and be careful.Safety first.

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Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

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How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Mid-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$32,000

▼4%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Sandblasting
▲15%

sandblaster
▲1%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 47%