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Roof Bolter, Mining Salary Information

The salary statistics of roof bolters, mining are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of roof bolters, mining within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The roof bolters, mining 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. Roof Bolter, Mining Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,760
25th Percentile Wage
$49,250
50th Percentile Wage
$56,780
75th Percentile Wage
$63,950
90th Percentile Wage
$76,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for roof bolters, mining. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) roof bolters, mining is $76,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,760. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 75% 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 roof bolters, mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,7803.22%4.33%
201554,9500.16%-
201454,8600.15%-
201354,7800.84%-
201254,320--

Table 2. Roof Bolter, Mining Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of roof bolters, mining in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$56,620

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Roof Bolters, Mining by States

From the above tables we note that not only roof bolters, mining 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 roof bolters, mining in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $47,640 to $84,900. The highest paying state for roof bolters, mining is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $84,900. The lowest paying state is Indiana with a median annual salary of $47,640. For more salary information of roof bolters, mining profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Wyoming
$84,900
Pennsylvania
$62,120
Utah
$58,420
Colorado
$58,310
Illinois
$57,920
Virginia
$56,390
West Virginia
$56,300
Alaska
$55,780
Nevada
$54,120
Kentucky
$51,210
Indiana
$47,640


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