Male Miners number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $21.73 per hour in the United States. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Miners claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Miner
- Use tools and equipment to extract minerals or substances.
- Interpret maps and readings to mine designated areas.
- Coordinate with other miners to complete tasks.
- Operate safely, checking gauges and ensuring equipment is appropriately stored.
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Pay by Experience Level for Miner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. Miners with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $52K by contrast.