Rock Splitter

Career Overview

Rock splitters break large slabs of stone into smaller pieces while working in quarries.


A high school diploma or equivalent is necessary to obtain these positions. On-the-job training is generally provided.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$22,000 /yr
$34,000 /yr
$49,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada