Mine Engineer Salary

A Mine Engineer earns an average salary of $72,502 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$61,360 - $92,586

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$61,360 - $92,586  
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$63,789 - $96,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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.


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

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Skills That Affect Mine Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


9 %
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 2%