Mining Machine Operator Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Mining Machine Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,580
25th Percentile Wage
$40,760
50th Percentile Wage
$51,350
75th Percentile Wage
$77,040
90th Percentile Wage
$92,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining machine operators in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $92,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mining machine operators is $32,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,350
15.23% 13.13%
2016
$43,530
17.18% -
2015
$36,050
-5.49% -
2014
$38,030
-10.10% -
2013
$41,870
-6.54% -
2012
$44,610
- -

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

The average salaries of mining machine operators in six industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for mining machine operator occupations is the chemical manufacturing industry with an annual salary $86,870. The lowest paying industry is the cement and concrete product manufacturing industry (annual salary $28,890). For detailed mining machine operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Chemical Manufacturing
$86,870
Chemical Manufacturing
$86,870
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing
$46,640
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$40,930
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$37,140
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$28,890

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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