Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for continuous mining machine operators in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of continuous mining machine operators among Texas metropolitan 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 Continuous Mining Machine Operators in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,870
25th Percentile Wage
$27,080
50th Percentile Wage
$32,660
75th Percentile Wage
$39,420
90th Percentile Wage
$46,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for continuous mining machine operators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.00
25th Percentile Wage
$13.02
50th Percentile Wage
$15.70
75th Percentile Wage
$18.95
90th Percentile Wage
$22.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for continuous mining machine operators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.51. The median hourly salary is $15.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of continuous mining machine operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,66011.67%-3.58%
201528,850-0.31%-
201428,940-15.72%-
201333,490-1.02%-
201233,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Continuous Mining Machine Operators in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of continuous mining machine operators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of continuous mining machine operators in state of Texas ranges from $22,470 to $50,450. The highest paying area for continuous mining machine operators in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,450. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $41,860). The lowest paying area is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $22,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$50,450
Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,860
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,860
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$22,470



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