Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineering technician, except drafters salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,870
25th Percentile Wage
$50,690
50th Percentile Wage
$63,120
75th Percentile Wage
$78,490
90th Percentile Wage
$98,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters 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) engineering technicians, except drafters is $98,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $39,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,120
0.73% 4.25%
2016
$62,660
4.13% -
2015
$60,070
-1.42% -
2014
$60,920
2.95% -
2013
$59,120
-2.23% -
2012
$60,440
- -

Compare Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters 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 engineering technician, except drafters occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $69,230. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $53,510). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,230
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,230
Metal Ore Mining
$65,470
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$62,230
Support Activities for Mining
$57,980
Support Activities for Mining
$57,980
Coal Mining
$57,850
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$53,510

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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