How much does a Mining Operator make?

Updated Apr 17, 2016

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$44,214 /yr
Average Base Pay

15,412 salaries

Not enough reports to show salary distribution

$26K

Low

$74K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Mining Operator is $44,214 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Mining Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15412 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mining Operator employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Operator$43,316 /yr
L3
Senior Operator$48,818 /yr
L4
Operator IV$58,569 /yr
Career Path

How much should you negotiate?

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently.

Analyze Offer

Salaries by Company

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (USD)

Range

Cleveland-Cliffs
3.5

Cleveland-Cliffs

Mining Operator
About 

$76K -$82K

1 salaries
See 1 salaries from all locations

$76K

$82K

$76,396 - $82,268 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Mining Services Operator
About 

$67K -$73K

$67K

$73K

$66,929 - $72,716 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 2 of 2

Frequently asked questions about a Mining Operator salaries

The national average salary for a Mining Operator is $44,214 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Mining Operator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15412 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Mining Operator employees.

The highest salary for a Mining Operator in United States is $74,192 per year.

The lowest salary for a Mining Operator in United States is $26,349 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent mining operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$36
hourly
A Mechanical Plant Operator in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $36 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Certified Pool Operator in the Florence, SC Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Florence, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Certified Pool Operator in the Florence, SC Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Florence, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
An Operator in the Blackfoot, ID Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Blackfoot, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$32,000
per year
An Operator in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Additional Pay
$150 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Molding Operator in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Little Rock, AR Area area
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A MQ-9 Instructor Sensor Operator in the Alamogordo, NM Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Alamogordo, NM Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$2,400
monthly
A 25Q20 Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-maintainer in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $2,400 per month
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$40,000
per year
A Mix Operator in the Allegan, MI Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Allegan, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.