Explosives Worker, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare explosives worker, ordnance handling experts, and blasters salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,870
25th Percentile Wage
$40,260
50th Percentile Wage
$51,420
75th Percentile Wage
$60,300
90th Percentile Wage
$69,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters is $69,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters is $31,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,42011.28%0.14%
201545,620-2.52%-
201446,770-1.92%-
201347,670-7.72%-
201251,350--

Compare Explosives Worker, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in two industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. For detailed explosives worker, ordnance handling experts, and blasters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$52,000
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$51,880

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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