Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,840
25th Percentile Wage
$55,760
50th Percentile Wage
$75,220
75th Percentile Wage
$101,950
90th Percentile Wage
$136,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) business operations specialists is $136,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $41,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,2201.60%6.42%
201574,0200.89%-
201473,3602.03%-
201371,8702.06%-
201270,390--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in eight industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for business operations specialist occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $80,730. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $63,840). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$80,730
Oil and Gas Extraction
$80,730
Support Activities for Mining
$67,850
Support Activities for Mining
$67,850
Metal Ore Mining
$66,220
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$65,000
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$64,930
Coal Mining
$63,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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