A Mine Engineer earns an average salary of $73,908 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$65,450 - $93,326
(Median)
$65K
$74K
$93K
MEDIAN: $73,908
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$65,450 - $93,326  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $14,383  
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$67,015 - $96,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Mine Engineer

Mine engineers work primarily for mining companies and provide technical support and directions for their operations. They also provide estimates relevant to mining construction and are involved with capital/expense projects and equipment selection for the company's mining operations.

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Mine Engineer Tasks

  • Supervise mine construction from beginning to end, creating computer models of mining sites to mitigate risk and plan layout.
  • Perform intensive research into sustainability, environmental impact, and feasibility of the mining operation.
  • Offer technical and engineering support to management, fellow engineers, upper level staff, and mining equipment.
  • Design mine schematics using AutoCAD software to enable secure, efficient natural resource removal.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of closing and filling an exhausted mine.

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Experience Affects Mine Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$79,000

Experienced
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Mine Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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National Average
$79,000

AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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