Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mine Foreman is $82,237
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mine Foremen?
An early career Mine Foreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,534 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Mine Foreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,226 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and …Read more
What Do Mine Foremen Do?
Mine foremen are responsible for ensuring proper ventilation throughout a mine and overseeing the work of miners to ensure that they are wearing all of the appropriate gear and in accordance with state law. They must also monitor the mine's roof conditions and note any changes in its structural integrity.
All state and local rules and regulations must be enforced by mine foremen, and they must also ensure all miners are working safely and efficiently at all times. These foremen are often …Read more
- Plan, coordinate, schedule and direct daily operations.
- Train and evaluate employees, ensure safe work practices and conditions.
- Ensure production goals are met.
- Keep operations within the established budget and timeline.