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Miner Salary

Male Miners number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.78 per hour in the United States. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Miners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$34,793 - $106,654
(Median)
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47K
57K
75K
110K
MEDIAN: $56,972
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$13.78 - $30.53
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,793 - $106,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,193  
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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$30,824 - $82,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.78 - $30.53  
   
Overtime
$13.70 - $47.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,193  
   
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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$30,824 - $82,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
United States (change)

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 13%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%