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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,010
25th Percentile Wage
$39,230
50th Percentile Wage
$52,270
75th Percentile Wage
$64,970
90th Percentile Wage
$76,470

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 $76,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,010. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 146% 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 mine cutting and channeling machine operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,270
0.71% 8.26%
2016
$51,900
0.17% -
2015
$51,810
2.99% -
2014
$50,260
0.84% -
2013
$49,840
3.79% -
2012
$47,950
- -

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

The average salaries of mine cutting and channeling machine operators in 5 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 management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $55,080. 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
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,080
Manufacturing
$54,660
Mining
$52,320
Construction
$35,210
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 $28,500 to $81,220. The highest paying state for mine cutting and channeling machine operators is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $81,220. The lowest paying state is Kansas with a median annual salary of $28,500. 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
$81,220
Montana
$73,870
Arizona
$66,340
Nevada
$65,690
Pennsylvania
$60,030
Colorado
$57,240
Alaska
$55,430
California
$55,380
Alabama
$55,180
Utah
$55,030
Minnesota
$54,590
West Virginia
$52,470
New Mexico
$48,350
Kentucky
$47,670
South Carolina
$46,690
Indiana
$46,500
Tennessee
$44,800
Illinois
$44,070
Ohio
$43,690
Florida
$43,480
Georgia
$42,960
Virginia
$40,350
Wisconsin
$40,250
New York
$39,530
Arkansas
$38,840
Maryland
$38,260
Washington
$38,060
Texas
$35,280
Michigan
$35,240
Oklahoma
$35,200
New Jersey
$30,900
Missouri
$29,170
Kansas
$28,500



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