Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,530
25th Percentile Wage
$38,300
50th Percentile Wage
$47,900
75th Percentile Wage
$61,340
90th Percentile Wage
$77,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 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) service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $77,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining is $32,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,900
-1.09% 12.44%
2016
$48,420
7.19% -
2015
$44,940
0.09% -
2014
$44,900
4.52% -
2013
$42,870
2.17% -
2012
$41,940
- -

Compare Service Unit Operator, Oil, Gas, and Mining Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining in seven 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 service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining occupations is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry with an annual salary $68,560. The lowest paying industry is the coal mining industry (annual salary $41,550). For detailed service unit operator, oil, gas, and mining salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$68,560
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$67,120
Oil and Gas Extraction
$57,710
Oil and Gas Extraction
$57,710
Support Activities for Mining
$46,410
Support Activities for Mining
$46,410
Coal Mining
$41,550

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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