National » Construction and Extraction » Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of continuous mining machine operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of continuous mining machine operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The continuous mining machine operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,180
25th Percentile Wage
$44,280
50th Percentile Wage
$54,620
75th Percentile Wage
$64,040
90th Percentile Wage
$76,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for continuous mining machine operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) continuous mining machine operators is $76,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,180. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 112% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of continuous mining machine operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,620
5.09% 4.89%
2016
$51,840
6.21% -
2015
$48,620
0.37% -
2014
$48,440
-4.91% -
2013
$50,820
-2.22% -
2012
$51,950
- -

Table 2. Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of continuous mining machine operators in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$66,310
Mining
$54,690

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Continuous Mining Machine Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only continuous mining machine operators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of continuous mining machine operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $35,270 to $79,990. The highest paying state for continuous mining machine operators is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $79,990. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $35,270. For more salary information of continuous mining machine operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$79,990
Montana
$71,300
Alaska
$61,250
Nevada
$60,950
Colorado
$60,560
New Mexico
$60,530
California
$60,150
Idaho
$59,360
Ohio
$58,350
Alabama
$56,850
Illinois
$56,460
Indiana
$55,780
Utah
$54,970
West Virginia
$54,970
New Jersey
$53,230
Arizona
$49,580
Kentucky
$48,970
Washington
$48,120
Georgia
$47,500
South Carolina
$47,490
North Carolina
$46,700
Pennsylvania
$46,600
Michigan
$45,190
Tennessee
$43,890
Florida
$43,870
Virginia
$43,630
Oklahoma
$43,510
Missouri
$43,000
Louisiana
$41,610
New York
$40,350
Wisconsin
$38,630
Iowa
$37,540
South Dakota
$37,270
Maryland
$37,020
Texas
$36,460
Arkansas
$35,270



Related:

💰 Highest paying states for continuous mining machine operators

💰 Highest paying cities for continuous mining machine operators

💰 Highest paying industries for continuous mining machine operators.