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Highest Paying Cities for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

The top 51 highest paying cities for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $75,300, New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA is the highest paying city for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters. It is followed by Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada (average annual salary $73,330). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 51 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$75,300
40
2 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$73,330
40
3 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$71,570
40
4 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$69,320
110
5 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$68,530
n/a
6 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$68,290
60
7 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$68,140
320
8 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$67,040
n/a
9 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$66,540
50
10 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$65,290
n/a
11 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$65,290
n/a
12 Honolulu, Hawaii
$63,830
n/a
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,750
40
14 Framingham, Massachusetts
$61,220
30
15 Knoxville, Tennessee
$59,800
80
16 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$59,700
50
17 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$58,800
100
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$58,800
100
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$58,540
30
20 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$58,410
70
21 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$57,550
n/a
22 Urban Honolulu, USA
$57,320
n/a
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$57,060
40
24 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$56,010
430
25 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$53,710
n/a
26 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$53,540
40
27 Salt Lake City, Utah
$50,980
60
28 Appleton, Wisconsin
$50,910
n/a
29 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$49,770
30
30 Tucson, Arizona
$49,330
n/a
31 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$48,840
60
32 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$47,440
n/a
33 Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$47,410
n/a
34 Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$47,220
30
35 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$46,510
40
36 Charleston, West Virginia
$46,120
90
37 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$45,680
n/a
38 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$45,480
30
39 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$45,220
80
40 West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$44,030
190
41 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$43,840
300
42 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$41,400
40
43 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$40,050
n/a
44 Kansas City, Missouri
$40,040
40
45 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$39,060
60
46 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$37,800
370
47 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$37,580
150
48 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$37,200
250
49 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$36,880
250
50 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$34,980
50
51 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$22,930
100
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