Information About Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Training Requirements for Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers
Training for Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.7
High School 7.8
Some College 8.0
Associates Degree 2.7
Bachelors Degree 53.7
Masters Degree 22.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.4

Employment outlook for Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Represents about 8,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers make $49.52 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers $26.68 $33.96 $45.06 $61.26 $77.17
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Engineers $26.76 $33.75 $43.75 $56.42 $70.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers make $103,010 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers $55,490 $70,630 $93,720 $127,420 $160,510
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Engineers $55,670 $70,190 $91,010 $117,350 $147,670
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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