Miner Salary

Male Miners number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.12 per hour in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,882 - $106,654
(Median)
$30K
$59K
$110K
MEDIAN: $58,958
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90%

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$13.53 - $30.64
(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
$29,882 - $106,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
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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$30,599 - $83,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$8.11 - $47.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
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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$30,599 - $83,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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 19%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

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
12%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
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