Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2004

47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other

All mining machine operators not listed separately.

National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
State profile for this occupation
Metropolitan area profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,710 12.1 % $17.17 $35,710 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.26 $13.40 $16.45 $21.06 $25.04
Annual Wage (2) $23,430 $27,870 $34,220 $43,800 $52,080

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 1,440 $16.91 $35,180
Metal ore mining 300 $18.66 $38,820
Cement and concrete product manufacturing 280 $14.46 $30,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Coal mining (7) $20.35 $42,320
Metal ore mining 300 $18.66 $38,820
Nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying 1,440 $16.91 $35,180
Cement and concrete product manufacturing 280 $14.46 $30,080

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Florida 530 $15.27 $31,760 0.007%
Colorado 60 $18.24 $37,940 0.003%
Georgia 70 $13.30 $27,670 0.002%
California 300 $21.47 $44,660 0.002%
Pennsylvania 70 $16.19 $33,680 0.001%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
California 300 $21.47 $44,660 0.002%
Wyoming (7) $20.90 $43,460 (7)
Colorado 60 $18.24 $37,940 0.003%
Illinois 40 $16.58 $34,490 0.001%
New Jersey (7) $16.23 $33,750 (7)

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment

About May 2004 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) Estimates not released.

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: June 02, 2005

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