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
New Mexico $132,160
California $134,880
Florida $114,410
Alaska $112,240
Colorado $98,920
Minnesota $98,170
Washington $90,230
Alabama $91,510
Kentucky $93,130
Wyoming $90,470
Utah $84,470
Illinois $91,660
Pennsylvania $89,610
New York $82,990
Ohio $84,760
Nevada $82,520
Arizona $83,780
North Dakota $78,980
Michigan $71,710
Oregon $72,820
Maryland $67,250
West Virginia $75,820
Idaho $73,220
Indiana $65,190

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 wind energy engineers but more than computer systems engineers.

Career Median Salary
Wind energy engineer salary $97K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $97K
Mechatronics engineer salary $97K
Marine engineer salary $93K
Naval architect salary $93K
Mining and geological engineer salary $92K
Environmental engineer salary $88K
Biomedical engineer salary $89K
Product safety engineer salary $89K
Computer systems engineer salary $90K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)