Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,900
25th Percentile Wage
$88,910
50th Percentile Wage
$132,430
75th Percentile Wage
$191,780
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $191,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $132,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.28
25th Percentile Wage
$42.74
50th Percentile Wage
$63.67
75th Percentile Wage
$92.20
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $92.20. The median hourly salary is $63.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.28.

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
2016132,430-18.47%18.04%
2015156,89020.70%-
2014124,410-0.33%-
2013124,82013.04%-
2012108,540--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in state of Texas ranges from $82,720 to $132,730. The highest paying area for mining and geological engineers in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $132,730. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $91,100). The lowest paying area is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $82,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$132,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$91,100
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$82,720



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