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
$40,270
25th Percentile Wage
$50,940
50th Percentile Wage
$68,130
75th Percentile Wage
$90,140
90th Percentile Wage
$116,490

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 $116,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication workers is $40,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of media and communication workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,130
-2.23% 2.61%
2016
$69,650
-0.13% -
2015
$69,740
4.13% -
2014
$66,860
2.87% -
2013
$64,940
-2.17% -
2012
$66,350
- -

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

The average salaries of media and communication workers 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 media and communication worker occupations is the support activities for mining industry with an annual salary $72,630. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $56,780). 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
$72,630
Support Activities for Mining
$72,630
Metal Ore Mining
$67,250
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,350
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,350
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$56,780

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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