Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electrical and electronics engineer salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,750
25th Percentile Wage
$86,050
50th Percentile Wage
$117,680
75th Percentile Wage
$145,150
90th Percentile Wage
$158,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineers 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) electrical and electronics engineers is $158,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $117,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $67,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$117,680
11.50% 23.39%
2016
$104,150
0.96% -
2015
$103,150
5.82% -
2014
$97,150
7.49% -
2013
$89,870
-0.31% -
2012
$90,150
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in six 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 electrical and electronics engineer occupations is the support activities for mining industry with an annual salary $129,440. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $97,990). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Mining
$129,440
Support Activities for Mining
$129,440
Oil and Gas Extraction
$118,770
Oil and Gas Extraction
$118,770
Metal Ore Mining
$105,460
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$97,990

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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