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
$37,530
25th Percentile Wage
$48,230
50th Percentile Wage
$61,770
75th Percentile Wage
$75,850
90th Percentile Wage
$91,920

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 $91,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electricians is $37,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,7703.38%7.46%
201559,680-0.20%-
201459,8003.48%-
201357,7200.97%-
201257,160--

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 $69,050. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $59,100). For detailed electricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,050
Oil and Gas Extraction
$69,050
Metal Ore Mining
$62,930
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$61,360
Coal Mining
$61,240
Support Activities for Mining
$60,960
Support Activities for Mining
$60,960
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$59,100

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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