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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,250
25th Percentile Wage
$68,140
50th Percentile Wage
$81,820
75th Percentile Wage
$108,510
90th Percentile Wage
$140,880

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 $140,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.04
25th Percentile Wage
$32.76
50th Percentile Wage
$39.34
75th Percentile Wage
$52.17
90th Percentile Wage
$67.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.73. The median hourly salary is $39.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.04.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mining and geological engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,8201.12%0.05%
201580,9002.78%-
201478,650-0.25%-
201378,850-3.72%-
201281,780--

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 $80,000 to $80,940. The highest paying area for mining and geological engineers in Arizona is Tucson with a median annual salary of $80,940. The lowest paying area is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $80,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tucson
$80,940
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$80,000


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