Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Mining Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$93,721 / yrTotal Pay
$80,011 / yrBase Pay
$13,711 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,721

 / yr
$60K$148K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Mining Engineer is $93,721 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $80,011 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $13,711 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Engineer

$80,588 /yr
Engineer
$116,974 /yr
Senior Engineer
$160,168 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Mining Engineer

Some related job titles are Data Mining Engineer Salaries with median pay of $114,545, Tunnel Engineer Salaries with median pay of $80,667, Drill and Blast Engineer Salaries with median pay of $69,309, Geotechnical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $91,984.

Top Paying Companies

For a Mining Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Mining Engineer in United States. Employers include Rio Tinto, Nevada Gold Mines and Barrick Gold.

1
Rio Tinto
$152,924/yr

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Mining EngineerSee 11 salaries from all locations

$114,571

 / yr

$145,008

 / yr

$92,236

 / yr

$152,924

 / yr

$67

 / hr

$97,165

 / yr

$97,793

 / yr

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$62

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$87,956

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$122,559

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Thin Film Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$86,000

/yr

$85K | $1K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
EDG Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Dwdm Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,154

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$122,412

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Office Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$92,500

/yr

$88K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Escalation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$60,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Trail Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,500

/yr

$84K | $7K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Mining Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Mining Engineer is $80,011 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mining Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 159 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mining Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Mining Engineer in United States is $122,759 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mining Engineer in United States is $52,149 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Mining Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Mining Engineer.