Explosive Technician Career

Job Description: Place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures. Includes seismograph shooters.

*A job as an Explosive Technician falls under the broader career category of Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Explosive Technician Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Median Annual Wage

$46,370

Median Hourly Wage

$22.29*

Total Employed Nationally

5,710


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.