Average Mining Engineer Salary

$76,108
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,104
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mining Engineer is $76,108.
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$55k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$115k
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Salary
$55k - $115k
Bonus
$1k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$54 - $46k
Total Pay
$55k - $125k

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Job Description for Mining Engineer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Mining Engineer

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Popular Skills for Mining Engineer

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineer

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 $63,657 based on 27 salaries. An early career Mining Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,021 based on 114 salaries. A mid-career Mining Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,657 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Mining Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,922 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,129.
Employees with Mining Engineer in their job title in Fairbanks, Alaska earn an average of 34.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Reno, Nevada (31.4% more) and Elko, Nevada (21.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (9.6% less) and Gillette, Wyoming (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 252 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
8.3%