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Mining and Geological Engineer Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of mining and geological engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mining and geological engineer salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,670
25th Percentile Wage
$84,050
50th Percentile Wage
$136,870
75th Percentile Wage
$156,980
90th Percentile Wage
$169,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 and geological engineers is $169,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $136,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mining and geological engineers is $59,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mining and geological engineers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016136,8709.03%41.78%
2015124,51010.41%-
2014111,55016.14%-
201393,55014.83%-
201279,680--

Compare Mining and Geological Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of mining and geological engineers in one industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. For detailed mining and geological engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$136,870

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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