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 $112,240
Alabama $91,510
Arizona $83,780
California $134,880
Colorado $98,920
Florida $114,410
Georgia $74,350
Idaho $73,220
Illinois $91,660
Indiana $65,190
Kentucky $93,130
Maryland $67,250
Michigan $71,710
Minnesota $98,170
Missouri $74,540
North Carolina $73,220
North Dakota $78,980
New Mexico $132,160
Nevada $82,520
New York $82,990
Ohio $84,760
Oklahoma $99,250
Oregon $72,820
Pennsylvania $89,610
Tennessee $84,160
Texas $132,430
Utah $84,470
Washington $90,230
West Virginia $75,820
Wyoming $90,470

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

Mining and geological engineers earn about the same as related careers in Nevada. On average, they make less than electrical engineers but more than explosives workers.

Career Median Salary
Electrical engineer salary $89K
Aerospace engineer salary $88K
Mechanical engineer salary $87K
Computer hardware engineer salary $85K
Industrial engineer salary $84K
Mining and geological engineer salary $83K
Geodesist salary $82K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $71K
Computer systems engineer salary $71K
Explosives worker salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)