Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Sector of Mining

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.

Average Annual Salary of Mathematical Science Occupations

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,930
25th Percentile Wage
$64,260
50th Percentile Wage
$81,730
75th Percentile Wage
$110,600
90th Percentile Wage
$141,580

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 $141,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mathematical science occupations is $52,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,730
2.77% 17.58%
2016
$79,470
4.59% -
2015
$75,820
5.50% -
2014
$71,650
9.04% -
2013
$65,170
-3.36% -
2012
$67,360
- -

Compare Mathematical Science Occupations Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of mathematical science occupations in four 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 mathematical science occupations occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $82,320. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $28,110). For detailed mathematical science occupations salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$82,320
Oil and Gas Extraction
$82,320
Support Activities for Mining
$28,110
Support Activities for Mining
$28,110

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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