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Mine Engineer Salary

A Mine Engineer earns an average salary of $71,996 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$59,710 - $96,440
MEDIAN: $71,995

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$59,710 - $96,440  
$1,454 - $10,406  
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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).
$61,357 - $98,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Job Description for Mine Engineer

  • 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 10 votes.


8 %
92 %

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: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 2%