Mining Machine Operator Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Mining Machine Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,280
25th Percentile Wage
$35,530
50th Percentile Wage
$45,080
75th Percentile Wage
$52,850
90th Percentile Wage
$63,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining machine operators in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mining machine operators is $63,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mining machine operators is $28,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,080-7.01%22.34%
201548,240-8.89%-
201452,53030.61%-
201336,4503.95%-
201235,010--

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

The average salaries of mining machine operators in one industries in the construction sector are shown below. For detailed mining machine operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$45,420

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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