The salary statistics of continuous mining machine operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of continuous mining machine operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The continuous mining 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$36,180|
|25th Percentile Wage||$44,280|
|50th Percentile Wage||$54,620|
|75th Percentile Wage||$64,040|
|90th Percentile Wage||$76,740|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for continuous mining machine operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) continuous mining machine operators is $76,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,180. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 112% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of continuous mining machine operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From the above tables we note that not only continuous mining 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 continuous mining machine operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $35,270 to $79,990. The highest paying state for continuous mining machine operators is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $79,990. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $35,270. For more salary information of continuous mining machine operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
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