Mining machine operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mining machine operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $70,550
Alabama $56,850
Arkansas $38,610
Arizona $43,401
California $45,310
Colorado $60,770
Florida $51,180
Georgia $43,490
Iowa $39,080
Idaho $61,200
Illinois $59,040
Indiana $54,610
Kentucky $50,180
Maryland $36,020
Michigan $40,020
Missouri $42,780
Montana $68,580
North Carolina $47,700
New Mexico $61,700
Nevada $64,240
New York $46,110
Ohio $57,340
Oklahoma $33,300
Pennsylvania $45,500
South Carolina $48,950
South Dakota $38,630
Tennessee $40,620
Texas $36,010
Virginia $46,110
Washington $46,620
Wisconsin $43,820
West Virginia $55,300
Wyoming $77,220

How do mining machine operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Mining machine operators earn 7% less than similar careers in Idaho. On average, they make less than elevator mechanics but more than non-destructive testing specialists.

Career Median Salary
Elevator mechanic salary $85K
Industrial designer salary $73K
Aviation inspector salary $87K
Power plant operator salary $63K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $58K
Mining machine operator salary $61K
Aircraft mechanic salary $54K
Millwright salary $57K
Logging worker salary $43K
Non-Destructive testing specialist salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)