Extraction Worker Helper Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of extraction workers helpers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare extraction worker helper salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Extraction Workers Helpers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,610
25th Percentile Wage
$30,150
50th Percentile Wage
$37,260
75th Percentile Wage
$45,930
90th Percentile Wage
$52,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extraction workers helpers 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) extraction workers helpers is $52,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid extraction workers helpers is $25,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,2600.48%12.96%
201537,0804.05%-
201435,5801.88%-
201334,9107.10%-
201232,430--

Compare Extraction Worker Helper Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of extraction workers helpers 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 extraction worker helper occupations is the coal mining industry with an annual salary $45,590. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $32,590). For detailed extraction worker helper salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Coal Mining
$45,590
Metal Ore Mining
$42,320
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$42,180
Oil and Gas Extraction
$36,800
Oil and Gas Extraction
$36,800
Support Activities for Mining
$36,080
Support Activities for Mining
$36,080
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$32,590

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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