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What is the average salary for Mining Machine Operators in the United States?

Mining Machine Operators earn an average hourly wage of $23.40. Hourly wages typically start from $15.10 and go up to $32.90. Mining Machine Operators earn an average salary of $48,670 per year. Salaries typically start from $31,420 and go up to $68,440.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Mining Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$32.90 an hour $68,440 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Mining Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$28.02 an hour $58,280 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Mining Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$23.29 an hour $48,440 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Mining Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$18.76 an hour $39,020 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Mining Machine Operators in the United States earn:

$15.10 an hour $31,420 per year

Historical salary for Mining Machine Operators in the United States

Mining Machine Operator salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Wyoming $35.69 $74,240 # 1
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Nevada $28.59 $59,460 # 2
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Colorado $28.10 $58,450 # 3
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Alaska $27.04 $56,230 # 4
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Washington $26.90 $55,950 # 5
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Utah $26.26 $54,620 # 6
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Montana $26.25 $54,600 # 7
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Illinois $25.72 $53,500 # 8
Mining Machine Operator Salary in West Virginia $24.99 $51,980 # 9
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Alabama $24.92 $51,830 # 10
Mining Machine Operator Salary in New Jersey $24.35 $50,640 # 11
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Kentucky $23.44 $48,760 # 12
Mining Machine Operator Salary in California $23.25 $48,350 # 13
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Maryland $23.24 $48,330 # 14
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Indiana $22.40 $46,590 # 15
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Idaho $22.14 $46,050 # 16
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Virginia $20.80 $43,260 # 17
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Louisiana $20.57 $42,790 # 18
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Pennsylvania $20.30 $42,220 # 19
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Arizona $20.18 $41,980 # 20
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Missouri $19.31 $40,160 # 21
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Michigan $18.79 $39,080 # 22
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Tennessee $18.49 $38,450 # 23
Mining Machine Operator Salary in New York $18.42 $38,310 # 24
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Georgia $17.90 $37,220 # 25
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Ohio $17.88 $37,180 # 26
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Wisconsin $17.01 $35,390 # 27
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Texas $16.16 $33,600 # 28
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Oklahoma $16.13 $33,560 # 29
Mining Machine Operator Salary in Arkansas $15.19 $31,600 # 30
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics