Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,040
25th Percentile Wage
$61,200
50th Percentile Wage
$80,350
75th Percentile Wage
$102,660
90th Percentile Wage
$137,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial specialists is $137,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $48,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of financial specialists in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,350
0.30% 10.55%
2016
$80,110
2.75% -
2015
$77,910
3.75% -
2014
$74,990
1.19% -
2013
$74,100
3.01% -
2012
$71,870
- -

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of financial 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 financial specialist occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $82,080. The lowest paying industry is the metal ore mining industry (annual salary $65,740). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$82,080
Oil and Gas Extraction
$82,080
Support Activities for Mining
$75,910
Support Activities for Mining
$75,910
Coal Mining
$74,500
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$70,610
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$70,140
Metal Ore Mining
$65,740

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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