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 6% more than similar careers in New York. On average, they make less than mechanical engineers but more than explosives workers.

Career Median Salary
Mechanical engineer salary $87K
Computer systems engineer salary $90K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $90K
Environmental engineer salary $83K
Water engineer salary $83K
Mining and geological engineer salary $83K
Geodesist salary $70K
Power engineer salary $71K
Locomotive engineer salary $84K
Explosives worker salary $70K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)