Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Mining Engineer is $79,484
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineers?
An entry-level Mining Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,118 based on 12 salaries. An early career Mining Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,980 based on 86 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Mining Engineers Do?
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.
Mine engineers may be involved in the customizing, troubleshooting, upgrading and even rebuilding of mining equipment and should decide when machinery must be replaced. They work directly with both equipment …Read more
- 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.