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Miner Salary

Men make up the majority of Miners in the United States, bringing in about $19.48 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Miners is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,793 - $106,654
(Median)
$35K
$57K
$110K
MEDIAN: $56,972
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50%
90%

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$13.73 - $30.68
(Median)
$14
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,793 - $106,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
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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$30,763 - $79,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $30.68  
   
Overtime
$11.66 - $47.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
   
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).
)
$30,763 - $79,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Job Description for Miner

  • Coordinate with other miners to complete tasks.
  • Operate safely, checking gauges and ensuring equipment is appropriately stored.
  • Use tools and equipment to extract minerals or substances.
  • Interpret maps and readings to mine designated areas.

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Experience Affects Miner Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%