Coal Mine Worker / Roof Bolter Salary

A Coal Mine Worker / Roof Bolter earns an average wage of $26.53 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14.41 - $31.31
$14
$27
$31
MEDIAN: $26.53
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $31.31  
   
Overtime
$38.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,602 - $70,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Coal Mine Worker / Roof Bolter

  • Operate mining equipment safely and with awareness of the environment.
  • Install supports and ensure a safe underground working environment.
  • Set explosives for both vein extraction and safety.
  • Meet and exceed daily goals for extraction.

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Key Stats for Coal Mine Worker / Roof Bolter

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
32%
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Experience Affects Coal Mine Worker / Roof Bolter Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: