Other Mining Machine Operator Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Mining Machine Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,880
25th Percentile Wage
$40,160
50th Percentile Wage
$49,540
75th Percentile Wage
$59,430
90th Percentile Wage
$71,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other mining machine operators 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) other mining machine operators is $71,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other mining machine operators is $33,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,540
2.70% 6.70%
2016
$48,200
0.25% -
2015
$48,080
0.00% -
2014
$48,080
-3.12% -
2013
$49,580
6.78% -
2012
$46,220
- -

Compare Other Mining Machine Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of other mining machine operators 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 other mining machine operator occupations is the coal mining industry with an annual salary $50,460. The lowest paying industry is the oil and gas extraction industry (annual salary $38,810). For detailed other mining machine operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Coal Mining
$50,460
Metal Ore Mining
$50,370
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$49,630
Support Activities for Mining
$48,680
Support Activities for Mining
$48,680
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$44,590
Oil and Gas Extraction
$38,810
Oil and Gas Extraction
$38,810

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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