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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Roof Bolter, Mining Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,360
25th Percentile Wage
$51,390
50th Percentile Wage
$58,450
75th Percentile Wage
$65,670
90th Percentile Wage
$77,440

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 $77,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,360. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 74% 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 roof bolters, mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,450
2.86% 7.07%
2016
$56,780
3.22% -
2015
$54,950
0.16% -
2014
$54,860
0.15% -
2013
$54,780
0.84% -
2012
$54,320
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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
$58,440

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 $49,260 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 Kentucky with a median annual salary of $49,260. 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
$69,570
Utah
$59,200
Alabama
$59,180
Illinois
$58,900
West Virginia
$58,670
Colorado
$58,310
Virginia
$56,390
Alaska
$55,780
Indiana
$55,120
Nevada
$54,120
Ohio
$53,720
Kentucky
$49,260



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