The top 8 highest paying industries for other mining 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $57,090, waste management and remediation services is the highest paying industry for other mining machine operators. It is followed by administrative and support and waste management and remediation services industry (average annual salary $54,950). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 . For more information about salaries of other mining machine operators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.
|Rank||Industry||Average Salary i||# of
|1||Waste Management and Remediation Services||
|2||Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services||
|4||Metal Ore Mining||
|5||Support Activities for Mining||
|6||Mining (except Oil and Gas)||
|8||Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying||