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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 $73,700, North Dakota is the highest paying state for other mining machine operators. It is followed by Illinois (average annual salary $71,550). 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 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 North Dakota
$73,700
$53,550 100
2 Illinois
$71,550
$55,810 310
3 Virginia
$63,340
$47,050 50
4 Pennsylvania
$59,380
$53,060 40
5 New Mexico
$58,840
$24,300 70
6 Nevada
$57,900
$45,750 120
7 West Virginia
$57,000
$42,630 60
8 Arizona
$56,460
$35,250 160
9 Alaska
$49,570
$42,660 380
10 Utah
$47,110
$34,400 160
11 Colorado
$46,660
$37,370 40
12 Minnesota
$46,420
$34,550 100
13 Alabama
$45,700
$18,790 110
14 Maryland
$45,360
$35,030 30
15 Kentucky
$44,500
$36,460 450
16 Louisiana
$37,380
$25,850 130
17 Tennessee
$37,300
$33,040 150
18 Texas
$37,250
$24,470 40
19 Washington
$36,690
$32,180 50
20 California
$35,960
$21,830 30
21 Georgia
$35,490
$26,140 160
22 Florida
$30,440
$25,770 40

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.