Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for mining and geological engineers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mining and geological engineers among Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$118,200
75th Percentile Wage
$93,670
50th Percentile Wage
$69,820
25th Percentile Wage
$54,700
10th Percentile Wage
$47,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.83
75th Percentile Wage
$45.04
50th Percentile Wage
$33.57
25th Percentile Wage
$26.30
10th Percentile Wage
$22.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.83. The median hourly salary is $33.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.75.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $69,820 -3.99%
2013 $72,720 -2.36%
2012 $74,480 -1.32%
2011 $75,480 -8.02%
2010 $82,060 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for mining and geological engineers in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.36%.We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 4. Average Mining and Geological Engineer Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Mining and Geological Engineers
$69,820
Engineers, All Other
$82,100
Aerospace Engineers
$83,770
Agricultural Engineers
$72,990
Biomedical Engineers
$60,840
Chemical Engineers
$103,150
Civil Engineers
$71,470

Mining and Geological Engineer Salary by State

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