The top 6 highest paying industries for roof bolters, mining (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 $71,050, nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying is the highest paying industry for roof bolters, mining. It is followed by coal mining industry (average annual salary $54,980). 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 roof bolters, mining in a specific industry, use the links in the table.