Construction Equipment Operator Salary in the Industry of Mining (except Oil and Gas)

The salary statistics and trend of construction equipment operators in the industry of mining (except oil and gas) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare construction equipment operator salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,450
25th Percentile Wage
$35,490
50th Percentile Wage
$45,170
75th Percentile Wage
$60,150
90th Percentile Wage
$75,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for construction equipment operators in the industry of mining (except oil and gas). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) construction equipment operators is $75,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent construction equipment operators is $29,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction equipment operators in the industry of Mining (except Oil and Gas) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,170
-0.24% 5.58%
2016
$45,280
0.15% -
2015
$45,210
2.57% -
2014
$44,050
3.00% -
2013
$42,730
0.19% -
2012
$42,650
- -

Table 3. Compare Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of construction equipment operators in eight industries within the mining sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of construction equipment operators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Metal Ore Mining
$55,170
Coal Mining
$53,350
Support Activities for Mining
$46,260
Support Activities for Mining
$46,260
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$45,170
Oil and Gas Extraction
$42,000
Oil and Gas Extraction
$42,000
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$41,510

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