Mining Engineer Salary

A Mining Engineer earns an average salary of $72,859 per year.
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$55,690 - $102,326
(Median)
$56K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,858
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Salary
$55,690 - $102,326  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,765  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,068  
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$58,209 - $111,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 224
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineer

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

Mining Engineer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mining Engineer in Denver:
Strive to be the best in what you are doing. Ask questions and always be willing to learn new way to do things better. Don't be afraid to not know the answer, but rather be willing to find out. Learn from everyone, many people with less qualifications than you have many more years experience that you can add to your theoretical knowledge.

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Experience Affects Mining Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Mining Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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