Quarry Rock Splitters

What Rock splitters Do

Separate blocks of rough dimension stone from quarry mass using jackhammers, wedges, or chop saws.

Rock splitter Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 4,600
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $37,700

Job Outlook for Rock splitters

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 300
  • Growth rate: 6 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become a Rock splitter

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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