Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,150
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$63,620
75th Percentile Wage
$76,870
90th Percentile Wage
$92,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians 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 engineering technicians is $92,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $41,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,620
-0.38% 0.86%
2016
$63,860
4.21% -
2015
$61,170
2.16% -
2014
$59,850
-3.86% -
2013
$62,160
-1.46% -
2012
$63,070
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians 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 engineering technician occupations is the metal ore mining industry with an annual salary $72,340. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $57,530). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metal Ore Mining
$72,340
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$71,880
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,830
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,830
Support Activities for Mining
$57,530
Support Activities for Mining
$57,530

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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