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Highest Paying States for Other Mining Machine Operators

The highest paying states 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 of other mining machine operators in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $63,030, Virginia is the highest paying state for other mining machine operators. It is followed by West Virginia (average annual salary $58,680). 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 other mining machine operators in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Mining Machine Operators

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Virginia
$63,030
$46,330 40
2 West Virginia
$58,680
$44,620 70
3 Nevada
$57,900
$45,750 120
4 Pennsylvania
$57,880
$51,720 40
5 Arizona
$51,310
$40,600 80
6 Alaska
$48,770
$41,650 420
7 Alabama
$45,700
$18,790 110
8 Maryland
$45,360
$35,030 30
9 Colorado
$44,740
$33,830 160
10 Utah
$42,600
$33,190 150
11 Louisiana
$37,380
$25,850 130
12 Washington
$36,690
$32,180 50
13 California
$35,960
$21,830 30
14 Tennessee
$35,920
$32,210 140
15 Georgia
$35,490
$26,140 160
16 Texas
$33,310
$24,060 50

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

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