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Mine Engineer Salary

A Mine Engineer earns an average salary of $71,250 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$59,227 - $96,184
(Median)
$59K
$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $71,250
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$59,227 - $96,184  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$60,315 - $97,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
United States (change)

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

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 1%