Salary for Quarry Rock Splitters
 

Salary for Quarry Rock Splitters


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 Quarry Rock Splitter usually gets salaries that can range from 24000 to 36000 based on levels of tenure. Rock Splitters, Quarry will normally get a pay level of Thirty Thousand Nine Hundred dollars each year.

Rock Splitters, Quarry can get the best pay in Virginia, where they can earn an average job salary of close to about $49420. People in this category of job are compensated the highest in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they receive pay levels, on average, of $34950.

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Salary for Quarry Rock Splitters