Mining Engineer Salary

A Mining Engineer earns an average salary of $71,706 per year. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
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$53,829 - $119,797
$54K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,310
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$17.80 - $39.31
$30
MEDIAN: $30.00
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$0$125K
Salary $53,829 - $119,797
Bonus $408.51 - $20,135
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$51,853 - $125,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $30.00
Overtime $26.25
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $408.51 - $20,135
Profit Sharing $3,250
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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$51,853 - $125,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • 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

Pay by Experience for a Mining Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mining Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 89 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mining Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Mining Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 21 salaries. A Mining Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 18 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mining Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Mining Engineer Salaries

▲44%

▲17%

▲17%

National Average
$76,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Mining Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲23%


Engineering Design
▲7%


▲1%

National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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