Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for continuous mining machine operators in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of continuous mining machine operators amongst Colorado cities 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 Continuous Mining Machine Operators in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,320
25th Percentile Wage
$52,770
50th Percentile Wage
$59,210
75th Percentile Wage
$67,930
90th Percentile Wage
$75,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for continuous mining machine operators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.79
25th Percentile Wage
$25.37
50th Percentile Wage
$28.47
75th Percentile Wage
$32.65
90th Percentile Wage
$36.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for continuous mining machine operators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.47. The median hourly salary is $28.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.79.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of continuous mining machine operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,210-6.42%-6.52%
201563,0102.43%-
201461,4804.83%-
201358,510-7.79%-
201263,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Continuous Mining Machine Operators in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of continuous mining machine operators in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of continuous mining machine operators in state of Colorado ranges from $48,710 to $56,970. The highest paying area for continuous mining machine operators in Colorado is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,970. The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $48,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,970
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$48,710



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