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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 $79,740, Wyoming is the highest paying state for continuous mining machine operators. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $61,250). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$79,740
$56,600 330
2 Alaska
$61,250
$43,560 80
3 Nevada
$59,820
$42,620 1,470
4 Colorado
$59,210
$45,320 410
5 California
$58,110
$35,810 570
6 Ohio
$57,340
$51,490 800
7 Alabama
$56,850
$43,960 100
8 New Mexico
$56,830
$42,880 570
9 Utah
$54,970
$48,280 720
10 New Jersey
$53,230
$29,840 80
11 Illinois
$52,920
$34,120 240
12 West Virginia
$51,880
$37,220 640
13 Arizona
$50,030
$34,120 540
14 Kentucky
$48,490
$38,210 660
15 Indiana
$47,260
$39,270 90
16 Virginia
$45,960
$36,530 760
17 Washington
$45,250
$32,980 40
18 Pennsylvania
$43,730
$29,110 560
19 Florida
$43,550
$31,440 90
20 Michigan
$43,250
$28,330 150
21 Georgia
$43,100
$31,740 450
22 Missouri
$41,840
$33,390 420
23 Louisiana
$41,610
$33,110 40
24 Tennessee
$40,620
$32,130 110
25 New York
$38,760
$30,450 220
26 Oklahoma
$37,820
$22,670 90
27 Wisconsin
$36,950
$32,360 70
28 Maryland
$35,410
$28,480 100
29 Arkansas
$34,860
$26,230 220
30 Texas
$32,660
$22,870 350

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.

See also: Highest paying industries for continuous mining machine operators, Top Paying Jobs in America.