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Mine Shuttle Car Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of mine shuttle car operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of mine shuttle car operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The mine shuttle car operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Mine Shuttle Car Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$66,400
75th Percentile Wage
$60,080
50th Percentile Wage
$55,000
25th Percentile Wage
$49,820
10th Percentile Wage
$43,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mine shuttle car operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mine shuttle car operators is $66,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,560. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 52% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $55,000 3.73%
2013 $53,020 1.75%
2012 $52,110 2.54%
2011 $50,820 5.63%
2010 $48,110 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for mine shuttle car operators from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 14.32%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.75%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.54% in 2012 and a sizable growth of 5.63% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Mine Shuttle Car Operators vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Mine Shuttle Car Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of mine shuttle car operators in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$55,050

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Mine Shuttle Car Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only mine shuttle car 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 shuttle car operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $46,520 to $76,970. The highest paying state for mine shuttle car operators is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $76,970. The lowest paying state is Indiana with a median annual salary of $46,520. For more salary information of mine shuttle car operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$76,970
Alabama
$56,190
West Virginia
$55,970
Colorado
$55,900
Pennsylvania
$55,750
Utah
$53,590
Kentucky
$52,080
Illinois
$47,940
Indiana
$46,520