Mining and Geological Engineer Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for mining and geological engineers in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mining and geological engineers among Wyoming areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$126,600
75th Percentile Wage
$105,380
50th Percentile Wage
$82,700
25th Percentile Wage
$68,690
10th Percentile Wage
$61,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mining and geological engineers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$60.87
75th Percentile Wage
$50.66
50th Percentile Wage
$39.76
25th Percentile Wage
$33.03
10th Percentile Wage
$29.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for mining and geological engineers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.87. The median hourly salary is $39.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.34.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $82,700 -7.65%
2013 $89,550 -0.40%
2012 $89,910 3.05%
2011 $87,250 8.68%
2010 $80,280 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for mining and geological engineers in state of Wyoming from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 3.01%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.40%.We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.05% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 8.68% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Mining and Geological Engineer Wage in Wyoming vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Mining and Geological Engineers
$82,700
Petroleum Engineers
$95,710
Engineers, All Other
$79,970
Chemical Engineers
$85,990
Civil Engineers
$70,380
Electrical Engineers
$77,830
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$74,690

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Mining and Geological Engineers in Wyoming Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mining and geological engineers in state of Wyoming ranges from $86,090 to $89,450. The highest paying area for mining and geological engineers in Wyoming is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,450. The lowest paying area is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$89,450
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$86,090

Mining and Geological Engineer Salary by State

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