Other Extraction Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Extraction Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,330
25th Percentile Wage
$39,930
50th Percentile Wage
$49,960
75th Percentile Wage
$61,680
90th Percentile Wage
$75,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other extraction workers 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 extraction workers is $75,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other extraction workers is $28,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,96010.39%20.80%
201544,7706.57%-
201441,8303.56%-
201340,3401.91%-
201239,570--

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

The average salaries of other extraction workers 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 extraction worker occupations is the metal ore mining industry with an annual salary $62,480. The lowest paying industry is the nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industry (annual salary $35,070). For detailed other extraction worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Metal Ore Mining
$62,480
Coal Mining
$59,920
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$55,480
Oil and Gas Extraction
$51,110
Oil and Gas Extraction
$51,110
Support Activities for Mining
$48,440
Support Activities for Mining
$48,440
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
$35,070

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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