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Highest Paying States for Continuous Mining Machine Operators

The highest paying states for continuous 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 of continuous mining machine operators in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $79,990, Wyoming is the highest paying state for continuous mining machine operators. It is followed by Montana (average annual salary $71,300). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of continuous mining machine operators in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Wyoming
$79,990
$59,550 330
2 Montana
$71,300
$56,500 60
3 Alaska
$61,250
$43,560 80
4 Nevada
$60,950
$42,780 1,780
5 Colorado
$60,560
$46,500 350
6 New Mexico
$60,530
$44,610 570
7 California
$60,150
$36,440 670
8 Idaho
$59,360
$42,120 510
9 Ohio
$58,350
$40,560 790
10 Alabama
$56,850
$43,960 100
11 Illinois
$56,460
$40,400 350
12 Indiana
$55,780
$44,170 280
13 Utah
$54,970
$48,280 720
14 West Virginia
$54,970
$40,120 710
15 New Jersey
$53,230
$29,840 80
16 Arizona
$49,580
$38,590 540
17 Kentucky
$48,970
$40,500 870
18 Washington
$48,120
$39,550 80
19 Georgia
$47,500
$30,260 350
20 South Carolina
$47,490
$34,120 70
21 North Carolina
$46,700
$41,980 130
22 Pennsylvania
$46,600
$28,420 440
23 Michigan
$45,190
$33,780 140
24 Tennessee
$43,890
$32,210 120
25 Florida
$43,870
$28,120 100
26 Virginia
$43,630
$33,100 760
27 Oklahoma
$43,510
$24,490 70
28 Missouri
$43,000
$30,720 170
29 Louisiana
$41,610
$33,110 40
30 New York
$40,350
$29,350 150
31 Wisconsin
$38,630
$33,240 90
32 Iowa
$37,540
$32,460 0
33 South Dakota
$37,270
$31,160 30
34 Maryland
$37,020
$29,470 60
35 Texas
$36,460
$24,950 300
36 Arkansas
$35,270
$25,530 190

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of continuous mining machine operators in those states is not available at this time.

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