Explosives Worker, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters amongst Wyoming cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$77,570
75th Percentile Wage
$73,910
50th Percentile Wage
$68,200
25th Percentile Wage
$61,220
10th Percentile Wage
$52,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$37.29
75th Percentile Wage
$35.53
50th Percentile Wage
$32.79
25th Percentile Wage
$29.43
10th Percentile Wage
$25.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.29. The median hourly salary is $32.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.40.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $68,200 18.86%
2013 $57,380 3.63%
2012 $55,370 1.65%
2011 $54,470 5.75%
2010 $51,510 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters in state of Wyoming from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 32.40%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.63%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.65% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 5.75% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Explosives Worker, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Wage in Wyoming vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$68,200
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$75,000
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$70,700
Roof Bolters, Mining
$83,230
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
$41,500
Extraction Workers Helpers
$40,820
Other Extraction Workers
$44,380

Explosives Worker, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters Salary by State

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