Other Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,790
25th Percentile Wage
$52,510
50th Percentile Wage
$64,260
75th Percentile Wage
$80,250
90th Percentile Wage
$101,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other engineering technicians is $101,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other engineering technicians is $40,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,260
-6.64% -1.14%
2016
$68,530
-0.35% -
2015
$68,770
0.57% -
2014
$68,380
3.98% -
2013
$65,660
1.02% -
2012
$64,990
- -

Compare Other Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of other engineering technicians 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 other engineering technician occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $70,440. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $54,000). For detailed other engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$70,440
Oil and Gas Extraction
$70,440
Support Activities for Mining
$60,410
Support Activities for Mining
$60,410
Metal Ore Mining
$56,290
Coal Mining
$55,850
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$55,740
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$54,000

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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