Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2008 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 212100 - Coal Mining


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 212100 - Coal Mining.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

NAICS Industry 212100 - Coal Mining is part of: NAICS 212000 - Mining (except Oil and Gas).

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NAICS 212100 - Coal Mining

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 78,340 100.00% $21.28 $22.85 $47,520 1.0 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 2,130 2.72% $45.66 $49.54 $103,040 2.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 170 0.22% $62.93 $71.33 $148,370 10.3 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 900 1.15% $46.35 $50.54 $105,120 3.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 30 0.04% $42.04 $44.15 $91,830 12.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 130 0.17% $47.19 $48.29 $100,450 4.2 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 370 0.47% $42.02 $43.04 $89,530 2.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 50 0.06% $35.37 $37.35 $77,700 4.7 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 50 0.06% $44.58 $43.73 $90,960 4.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 160 0.20% $47.95 $49.34 $102,630 2.5 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 130 0.17% $46.48 $48.08 $100,010 11.9 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 820 1.05% $26.77 $28.84 $59,990 2.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 250 0.32% $24.98 $26.38 $54,870 2.7 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 70 0.09% $27.23 $29.09 $60,500 5.8 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 40 0.05% $38.39 $43.65 $90,790 20.0 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 50 0.06% $28.76 $30.42 $63,270 7.1 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 30 0.04% $23.68 $26.06 $54,200 5.5 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 50 0.06% $31.19 $31.02 $64,510 7.0 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 290 0.37% $27.30 $28.50 $59,270 2.5 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 110 0.14% $29.71 $31.83 $66,210 4.4 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1,480 1.89% $31.49 $31.69 $65,920 1.7 %
17-1022 Surveyors 210 0.27% $22.95 $23.66 $49,210 2.0 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 60 0.08% $35.69 $36.39 $75,690 2.4 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 60 0.08% $36.62 $36.54 $76,000 4.7 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers (8) (8) $36.15 $37.78 $78,590 7.2 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 830 1.06% $35.81 $35.13 $73,070 1.7 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 80 0.10% $20.71 $20.96 $43,600 3.7 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 60 0.08% $20.25 $21.07 $43,830 5.4 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 150 0.19% $22.73 $23.64 $49,180 4.6 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 90 0.11% $20.56 $19.64 $40,850 5.2 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 310 0.40% $28.44 $29.59 $61,540 2.3 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 220 0.28% $31.26 $31.33 $65,160 2.5 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 80 0.10% $23.77 $24.73 $51,430 3.8 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 280 0.36% $10.14 $15.25 $31,710 18.2 %
33-9032 Security Guards 220 0.28% $9.40 $10.13 $21,070 4.0 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 120 0.15% $13.68 $15.15 $31,520 6.7 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 120 0.15% $13.36 $14.75 $30,680 6.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 50 0.06% $27.71 $37.18 $77,340 12.3 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 2,700 3.45% $15.56 $16.83 $35,000 2.1 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 140 0.18% $27.49 $28.27 $58,810 4.7 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 320 0.41% $15.15 $17.33 $36,040 6.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 130 0.17% $15.31 $15.98 $33,240 2.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 90 0.11% $19.24 $19.47 $40,500 7.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 70 0.09% $13.02 $13.58 $28,250 3.1 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 140 0.18% $17.11 $17.89 $37,210 4.0 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 70 0.09% $20.14 $22.90 $47,630 9.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 110 0.14% $18.00 $18.32 $38,090 3.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 590 0.75% $15.40 $15.56 $32,360 3.5 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 120 0.15% $14.97 $15.84 $32,950 3.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 140 0.18% $18.34 $19.27 $40,090 2.5 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 210 0.27% $14.10 $14.40 $29,950 3.7 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 540 0.69% $13.40 $14.24 $29,630 5.3 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,510 50.43% $21.53 $22.70 $47,220 1.1 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 4,200 5.36% $35.89 $34.89 $72,560 1.9 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 50 0.06% $23.14 $22.45 $46,690 4.0 %
47-2031 Carpenters 110 0.14% $19.39 $19.41 $40,380 4.3 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 660 0.84% $20.94 $20.05 $41,700 3.7 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 8,790 11.22% $18.80 $20.07 $41,740 3.2 %
47-2111 Electricians 3,310 4.23% $24.24 $24.71 $51,390 1.8 %
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 90 0.11% $23.46 $23.38 $48,640 2.3 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 780 1.00% $21.90 $22.92 $47,660 3.4 %
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 590 0.75% $20.44 $21.79 $45,320 3.6 %
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators 5,990 7.65% $22.55 $22.44 $46,670 2.4 %
47-5042 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 4,230 5.40% $21.03 $20.74 $43,130 1.8 %
47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other 1,340 1.71% $22.02 $22.44 $46,680 3.5 %
47-5051 Rock Splitters, Quarry (8) (8) $15.93 $15.10 $31,400 9.3 %
47-5061 Roof Bolters, Mining 4,560 5.82% $21.65 $21.86 $45,470 1.3 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 3,160 4.03% $19.65 $19.23 $40,010 1.7 %
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 1,490 1.90% $18.21 $18.29 $38,030 2.2 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11,090 14.16% $21.80 $22.59 $46,990 1.3 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,120 1.43% $34.70 $33.02 $68,680 3.0 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 100 0.13% $21.86 $20.44 $42,520 7.2 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 590 0.75% $25.33 $23.50 $48,890 7.6 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,680 3.42% $22.00 $21.82 $45,380 1.7 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 2,630 3.36% $21.51 $22.23 $46,250 2.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,060 2.63% $20.04 $19.74 $41,050 2.2 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,320 1.68% $20.73 $21.51 $44,750 3.1 %
49-9044 Millwrights (8) (8) $25.77 $25.88 $53,830 5.2 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 140 0.18% $14.56 $17.36 $36,100 6.4 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 320 0.41% $18.79 $19.08 $39,690 1.8 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 4,550 5.81% $19.56 $20.82 $43,300 2.2 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 650 0.83% $33.70 $32.55 $67,700 3.3 %
51-4041 Machinists 100 0.13% $20.70 $20.96 $43,600 3.7 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,180 1.51% $19.76 $20.57 $42,780 2.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators (8) (8) $26.47 $24.97 $51,940 9.1 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other (8) (8) $18.25 $18.66 $38,810 6.5 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 580 0.74% $19.95 $19.87 $41,320 2.8 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 690 0.88% $18.16 $18.57 $38,630 3.2 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 240 0.31% $19.12 $19.09 $39,700 3.1 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 170 0.22% $17.35 $17.44 $36,270 4.3 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 740 0.94% $14.79 $15.26 $31,740 5.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 50 0.06% $20.56 $19.85 $41,290 4.6 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 15,010 19.16% $20.19 $20.45 $42,530 1.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 160 0.20% $34.61 $32.82 $68,260 3.5 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 360 0.46% $31.40 $30.99 $64,460 3.5 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,690 2.16% $19.09 $20.27 $42,170 7.0 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 40 0.05% $13.80 $14.03 $29,180 9.1 %
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 150 0.19% $18.98 $18.92 $39,350 7.2 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 880 1.12% $21.41 $20.66 $42,980 2.8 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 70 0.09% $20.38 $21.74 $45,210 5.1 %
53-7031 Dredge Operators 30 0.04% $14.48 $15.45 $32,140 6.4 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 3,510 4.48% $19.48 $20.12 $41,860 2.6 %
53-7033 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 2,130 2.72% $21.75 $23.18 $48,220 4.9 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 50 0.06% $21.03 $20.22 $42,060 3.4 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 890 1.14% $18.10 $18.22 $37,900 4.6 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (8) (8) $9.58 $14.03 $29,180 20.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,910 2.44% $16.85 $16.53 $34,380 4.7 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 120 0.15% $20.83 $21.11 $43,900 3.0 %
53-7111 Shuttle Car Operators 2,790 3.56% $20.28 $20.49 $42,610 1.1 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 70 0.09% $20.49 $19.89 $41,360 3.1 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 40 0.05% $22.49 $22.83 $47,480 7.1 %

About May 2008 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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.

(8) Estimates not released.




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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: May 04, 2009

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