Roof Bolter, Mining Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for roof bolters, mining in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of roof bolters, mining among Kentucky areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Roof Bolters, Mining in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,020
25th Percentile Wage
$44,740
50th Percentile Wage
$49,260
75th Percentile Wage
$56,870
90th Percentile Wage
$62,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roof bolters, mining in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of roof bolters, mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,260
-3.96% -8.30%
2016
$51,210
1.03% -
2015
$50,680
-6.97% -
2014
$54,210
0.72% -
2013
$53,820
0.87% -
2012
$53,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Roof Bolters, Mining in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of roof bolters, mining in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of roof bolters, mining in state of Kentucky ranges from $24,370 to $50,030. The highest paying area for roof bolters, mining in Kentucky is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,030. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,170). The lowest paying area is Evansville with a median annual salary of $24,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$50,030
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$48,170
Evansville
$24,370




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