Rock Breaker

Break rocks into small pieces for use in fabricating novelties.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rock Breakers do?

Breaks rocks into small pieces for use in fabricating novelties, such as mineral specimen cards, ash trays, book ends, and paperweights, using hammer.

Should I be a Rock Breaker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Rocker

    How to become a Rock Breaker

    Rock Breakers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Rock Breaker-related education!
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