Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for mining and geological engineers in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mining and geological engineers among North Dakota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,400
25th Percentile Wage
$65,010
50th Percentile Wage
$88,830
75th Percentile Wage
$120,670
90th Percentile Wage
$181,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $181,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.64
25th Percentile Wage
$31.25
50th Percentile Wage
$42.71
75th Percentile Wage
$58.01
90th Percentile Wage
$87.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.09. The median hourly salary is $42.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.64.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mining and geological engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,8301.61%1.82%
201587,400-1.16%-
201488,4103.73%-
201385,110-2.47%-
201287,210--


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