Coal Mine Worker Salary

A Coal Mine Worker earns an average wage of $23.04 per hour.

$30,410 - $73,974
$30K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,868
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50%
90%

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$13.91 - $29.19
$14
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $23.04
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,410 - $73,974  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,023 - $66,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $29.19  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$600  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,023 - $66,555  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Job Description for Coal Mine Worker

A coal miner is the person who removes coal from the earth so that it can be used as an energy source to make electricity. This is a position that can be very dangerous; a coal miner will work in a cold, damp, dark environment outdoors, with lighting only available from helmet lamps or flashlights. This position requires the miner to spend a large amount of time lying or sitting in uncomfortable positions and performing labor-intensive work. A coal miner will typically work full-time. Formal education is not typically required for this position, as training is fully available on the jobsite. However, colleges are increasingly offering courses in mining. A miner must be educated regarding mining methods and coal types.

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Pay by Experience Level for Coal Mine Worker

Pay by Experience for a Coal Mine Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Coal Mine Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Coal Mine Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Coal Mine Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 10 salaries. A Coal Mine Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Coal Mine Worker

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Coal Mine Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$49,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 22%
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