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Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of mine cutting and channeling machine operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of mine cutting and channeling machine operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The mine cutting and channeling machine operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,980
25th Percentile Wage
$38,040
50th Percentile Wage
$51,900
75th Percentile Wage
$62,370
90th Percentile Wage
$73,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mine cutting and channeling machine operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mine cutting and channeling machine operators is $73,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,980. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 152% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mine cutting and channeling machine operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,9000.17%7.61%
201551,8102.99%-
201450,2600.84%-
201349,8403.79%-
201247,950--

Table 2. Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of mine cutting and channeling machine operators in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for mine cutting and channeling machine operators occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $51,990. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $35,060).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$51,990
Manufacturing
$48,370
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,060

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only mine cutting and channeling 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 mine cutting and channeling machine operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,650 to $77,820. The highest paying state for mine cutting and channeling machine operators is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $77,820. The lowest paying state is Texas with a median annual salary of $28,650. For more salary information of mine cutting and channeling machine operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$77,820
Montana
$67,420
Nevada
$63,350
Colorado
$57,240
California
$57,170
Pennsylvania
$55,820
Kentucky
$55,620
Utah
$55,030
Minnesota
$54,590
Alabama
$54,350
West Virginia
$53,370
Maryland
$51,790
New Mexico
$48,350
Indiana
$44,940
Florida
$43,480
Illinois
$43,020
Georgia
$40,440
Wisconsin
$40,250
Ohio
$40,250
Tennessee
$39,040
Arkansas
$38,840
New York
$38,530
Washington
$38,060
Virginia
$36,930
Michigan
$35,240
New Jersey
$30,900
Texas
$28,650


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