The average salary for a Mining Engineer is $72,552 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
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$53,902 - $114,717
$54K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,552
10%
50%
90%

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$17.80 - $44.22
$30
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,902 - $114,717  
   
Bonus
$408.51 - $19,003  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,665  
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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$52,356 - $119,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$30.00  
   
Overtime
$30.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$408.51 - $19,003  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,665  
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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$52,356 - $119,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Mining Engineer

Mine engineers work primarily for mining companies and provide technical support and directions for their operations. They also provide estimates relevant to mining construction and are involved with capital/expense projects and equipment selection for the company's mining operations.

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Mining Engineer Tasks

  • Manage mine operations from supply procurement to project management.
  • Provide calculations and reports about supplies, reserves and operations.
  • Improve productivity and costs in areas like ore blending, safety and drilling/blasting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Mining Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Mining Engineer Salaries




National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Mining Engineer Salaries



Engineering Design
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AutoCAD
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National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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