Mining and geological engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mining and geological engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $99,280
Kentucky $98,850
Nevada $98,760
Oregon $97,410
West Virginia $97,410
Wyoming $97,410
Washington $90,230
Pennsylvania $89,610
Florida $81,180
Alabama $81,040
Massachusetts $80,490
Arizona $79,890
North Carolina $79,720
Illinois $79,640
Ohio $79,200
Montana $79,100
North Dakota $78,980
New York $78,560
Nebraska $78,500
Georgia $78,490
New Jersey $78,470
Indiana $78,250
Iowa $77,970
Missouri $77,940
Utah $77,500
Tennessee $76,650
Maryland $67,250
Michigan $60,750
Oklahoma $162,720
California $152,120
Idaho $127,840
New Mexico $120,390
Texas $102,390
Colorado $102,110
Virginia $101,890
Minnesota $100,290

How do mining and geological engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Mining and geological engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than photonics engineers but more than marine engineers.

Career Median Salary
Photonics engineer salary $101K
Nanosystems engineer salary $101K
Biochemical engineer salary $101K
Engineer salary $99K
Biomedical engineer salary $97K
Mining and geological engineer salary $97K
Environmental engineer salary $97K
Water engineer salary $97K
Product safety engineer salary $99K
Marine engineer salary $93K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)