Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in Nevada

The average annual and hourly salaries for mining and geological engineers in the state of Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mining and geological engineers among Nevada 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 Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,090
25th Percentile Wage
$74,260
50th Percentile Wage
$89,210
75th Percentile Wage
$107,600
90th Percentile Wage
$128,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.78
25th Percentile Wage
$35.70
50th Percentile Wage
$42.89
75th Percentile Wage
$51.73
90th Percentile Wage
$61.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.83. The median hourly salary is $42.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.78.

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
201689,2100.22%0.08%
201589,010-1.13%-
201490,0206.18%-
201384,460-5.54%-
201289,140--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Nevada Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in state of Nevada ranges from $86,800 to $93,970. The highest paying area for mining and geological engineers in Nevada is Reno-Sparks with a median annual salary of $93,970. The lowest paying area is Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reno-Sparks
$93,970
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$86,800



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