Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

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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.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Federal government63.07%
  2. Private, for profit32.46%
  3. State and local government2.75%
  4. Self-employed1.29%
  5. Private, not for profit0.35%
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 62%
  • Post-secondary certificate 20%
  • Some college 8%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Less than high school 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Public Safety and Security
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical
  • Law and Government
  • Engineering and Technology
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