Salary for Rock Splitters, Quarry

Also known as:  Quarry Plug and Feather Driller, Sandstone Splitter

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The main responsibility of a quarry rock splitter is to separate specific blocks of stone that have especially rough dimension from quarry mass. This job is usually completed with a jackhammer and wedges. These employees work in dangerous conditions with heavy equipment and machinery, so many precautions must be taken while on the job. To become an explosives worker, ordinance handling expert or blaster, a high school diploma or GED is sometimes required, but not always. Job training is almost always completed on-site, but a few employers do prefer that their employees complete an apprenticeship program before beginning formal work.

A Rock Splitters, Quarr can receive salaries ranging between $27,620 to $51,730 depending on education and experience. will normally get an average pay level of thirty-eight thousand four hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

are paid at the highest average level in Nebraska, where they can get average pay scales of near $56,100. This group of people are compensated most highly in Manufacturing, which has an average salary rate of $42,160.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 37.54 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Rock Splitters, Quarry tend to make the most in the following industries:

Manufacturing
$42,160
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,510
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$38,070
Construction
$37,650

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Construction
$37,650
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$38,070
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$41,510
Manufacturing
$42,160