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 West Virginia. On average, they make less than mechanical engineers but more than locomotive engineers.

Career Median Salary
Mechanical engineer salary $80K
Computer systems engineer salary $83K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $83K
Civil engineer salary $80K
Product safety engineer salary $71K
Mining and geological engineer salary $76K
Water engineer salary $70K
Environmental engineer salary $70K
Geodesist salary $63K
Locomotive engineer salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)