Underground Mining Loading Machine Operator Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for underground mining loading machine operators in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of underground mining loading machine operators among New Mexico 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 Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,750
25th Percentile Wage
$45,040
50th Percentile Wage
$52,940
75th Percentile Wage
$57,650
90th Percentile Wage
$60,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for underground mining loading machine operators in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.90
25th Percentile Wage
$21.65
50th Percentile Wage
$25.45
75th Percentile Wage
$27.72
90th Percentile Wage
$29.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for underground mining loading machine operators in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.08. The median hourly salary is $25.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.90.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of underground mining loading machine operators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201352,9401.10%1.10%
201252,360--


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