The salary statistics of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mathematical science occupations salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Percentile Bracket | Average Annual Salary |
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10th Percentile Wage | |

25th Percentile Wage | |

50th Percentile Wage | |

75th Percentile Wage | |

90th Percentile Wage | |

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mathematical science occupations 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) mathematical science occupations is $144,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $47,950.

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mathematical science occupations in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

Year | Median Salary | Yearly Growth | 4-Year Growth |
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2016 | 79,470 | 4.59% | 15.24% |

2015 | 75,820 | 5.50% | - |

2014 | 71,650 | 9.04% | - |

2013 | 65,170 | -3.36% | - |

2012 | 67,360 | - | - |

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