Media and Communication Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of media and communication workers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare media and communication worker salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,310
25th Percentile Wage
$51,650
50th Percentile Wage
$69,650
75th Percentile Wage
$95,250
90th Percentile Wage
$129,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication workers 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) media and communication workers is $129,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $39,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of media and communication workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,650-0.13%4.74%
201569,7404.13%-
201466,8602.87%-
201364,940-2.17%-
201266,350--

Compare Media and Communication Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of media and communication workers in five 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 media and communication worker occupations is the support activities for mining industry with an annual salary $75,530. The lowest paying industry is the oil and gas extraction industry (annual salary $66,820). For detailed media and communication worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Mining
$75,530
Support Activities for Mining
$75,530
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$68,550
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,820
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,820

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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