Electricians Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Electricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,900
25th Percentile Wage
$48,440
50th Percentile Wage
$63,160
75th Percentile Wage
$75,830
90th Percentile Wage
$85,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians 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) electricians is $85,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $37,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,160
2.20% 9.50%
2016
$61,770
3.38% -
2015
$59,680
-0.20% -
2014
$59,800
3.48% -
2013
$57,720
0.97% -
2012
$57,160
- -

Compare Electricians Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of electricians 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 electricians occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $66,930. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $58,940). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,930
Oil and Gas Extraction
$66,930
Metal Ore Mining
$65,360
Coal Mining
$65,180
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$64,220
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$60,680
Support Activities for Mining
$58,940
Support Activities for Mining
$58,940

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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