Mine Engineer Salary (United States)

A Mine Engineer earns an average salary of $70,664 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Mine Engineer Total Pay (?
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$59,227 - $97,440
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MEDIAN: $70,663
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National Salary Data

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$59,227 - $97,440  
   
Bonus
$1,973 - $12,307  
Total Pay (?
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$59,664 - $100,318  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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

Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$75,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 1%
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