Miner Salary

Men make up the majority of Miners in the United States, bringing in about $21.29 per hour. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. The majority of Miners claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,453 - $89,264
$39K
$72K
$89K
MEDIAN: $72,000
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50%
90%

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$13.83 - $31.43
$14
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.29
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$0$89K
Salary $39,453 - $89,264
Bonus $0.00 - $20,608
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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$32,624 - $86,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.83 - $31.43
Overtime $23.58 - $45.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $20,608
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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$32,624 - $86,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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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.

Miner Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Miner

Pay by Experience for a Miner has a positive trend. An entry-level Miner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Miner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Miner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 26 salaries. A Miner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries.

Miner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Miner?

Miner in Chetek:
"Pretty cool."
Pros: The hour's we work 12 hour days 14 days in a month.
Cons: Working in snow and ice. Sometimes in subzero temps.

Miner in California City:
Work hard hard while your young it will pay off later in life.

Key Stats for Miner

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Miner Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$58,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 16%
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