$75,829
Avg. Salary
$33.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,833

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mining Engineer is $33.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Mining Engineer is $75,829 per year.

$11.90
10%
$33.40
50%
$88.08
90%
MEDIAN $33.40
$54k
10%
$76k
50%
$118k
90%
MEDIAN $75,829
$53,870 - $117,608
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MEDIAN: $75,829
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90%

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$11.90 - $88.08
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$0$126K
Salary $53,870 - $117,608
Bonus $984 - $24,377
Profit Sharing $55.23 - $49,493
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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$53,813 - $126,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 253
Hourly Data $0$88
Hourly Rate $11.90 - $88.08
Overtime $26.25
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $984 - $24,377
Profit Sharing $55.23 - $49,493
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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$53,813 - $126,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Mining Engineer


Those at Newmont Mining Corporation can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $92K.

Mining Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Mining Engineer


Survey results suggest that Mining Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 7 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Those with knowledge of AutoCAD tend to be skilled in Project Management as well.

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.

Mining Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Mining Engineer?

Mining Engineer in Salt Lake City:
"Safety first and production are must."
I want to job in forgen country;because I want to experiance taken to advance mining technology.

Mining Engineer in Buffalo:
Work hard, always do more than is expected of you and never give up.

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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Key Stats for Mining Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Mining Engineer Salaries

▲38%

▲12%

▲12%

National Average
$79,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Mining Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲18%


Engineering Design
▲3%

National Average
$79,000


▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%