Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for mining and geological engineers in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mining and geological engineers among Arizona metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,710
25th Percentile Wage
$61,280
50th Percentile Wage
$79,040
75th Percentile Wage
$99,800
90th Percentile Wage
$131,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mining and geological engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,040
-3.52% -3.47%
2016
$81,820
1.12% -
2015
$80,900
2.78% -
2014
$78,650
-0.25% -
2013
$78,850
-3.72% -
2012
$81,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in state of Arizona ranges from $73,030 to $84,620. The highest paying area for mining and geological engineers in Arizona is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $84,620. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $80,940). The lowest paying area is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $73,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$84,620
Tucson
$80,940
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$79,650
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$73,030




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