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Mining Machine Operator Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of mining machine operators 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 machine operator salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mining Machine Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,430
25th Percentile Wage
$36,780
50th Percentile Wage
$46,830
75th Percentile Wage
$63,130
90th Percentile Wage
$75,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining machine operators 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 machine operators is $75,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mining machine operators is $33,430.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,830-8.99%-10.57%
201551,040-1.84%-
201451,980-2.67%-
201353,3702.98%-
201251,780--

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

The average salaries of mining machine operators in four industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $67,440. The lowest paying industry is the employment services industry (annual salary $45,220). For detailed mining machine operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$67,440
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$59,090
Administrative and Support Services
$45,220
Employment Services
$45,220

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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