Search Career and Salary By Industry

Average
Wage
Top 25%
Wage
Growth
Outlook
Continuous Mining Machine Operators $48,670 $58,280   
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas $51,090 $59,940   
Geological Sample Test Technicians $58,500 $75,240   
Geophysical Data Technicians $58,500 $75,240   
Helpers--Extraction Workers $36,100 $43,030   
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining $47,500 $57,670   
Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators $48,900 $58,460   
Mine Shuttle Car Operators $54,830 $60,080   
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $100,970 $119,580   
Petroleum Engineers $147,520 $185,200   
Rock Splitters, Quarry $34,340 $40,580   
Roof Bolters, Mining $54,880 $60,360   
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas $61,070 $72,570   
Roustabouts, Oil & Gas $37,700 $45,020   
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining $51,540 $59,630   
Wellhead Pumpers $48,590 $60,120   
Biofuels Processing Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Biomass Plant Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders $34,700 $41,890   
Dredge Operators $45,640 $55,980   
Earth Drillers $50,790 $57,020 
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators $44,160 $52,670   
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters $53,160 $64,910   
Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators $55,430 $65,720   
Gas Plant Operators $63,400 $74,300   
Geoscientists $105,390 $129,270   
Hoist & Winch Operators $48,820 $66,310   
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers $63,160 $75,150   
Pump Operators $46,700 $59,100   
Riggers $46,900 $55,280