The top 7 highest paying cities for underground mining loading machine operators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of underground mining loading machine operators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $57,970, Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania is the highest paying city for underground mining loading machine operators. It is followed by Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama (average annual salary $55,860). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 . For more salary information of underground mining loading machine operators in a specific city, use the links in the table.
|Rank||City/Area||Average Salary i||# of
|1||Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania||
|3||Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia||
|4||South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois||
|5||Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah||
|6||East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky||
|7||West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky||