Highest Paying Industries for Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing84.74176250
Support Activities for Mining65.02135250
Oil and Gas Extraction62.13129220
Management of Companies and Enterprises58.24121150
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services53.93112170
Administrative and Support Services50.33104690
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services50.27104560
All industries, private ownership only49.11102140
All industries48.54100970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services43.7891070
Metal Ore Mining42.7488910
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals42.6588710
State government, including schools and hospitals42.5788560
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services42.3888140
Mining (except Oil and Gas)41.9887320
Engineering Services41.9387210
Federal, State, and Local Government41.7786880
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.7786880
Federal Executive Branch41.7586830
Federal government, including the US Postal Service41.7586830
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service41.7386790
Coal Mining41.4686240
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying40.4584130
Testing Laboratories38.6280320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals29.5661480

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