Career Outlook for Underground Mining Loading and Moving Machine Operators

Also known as:
Coal Hauler Operator, Load Haul Dump Operator (LHD Operator), Loader Operator, Loading Machine Operator, Miner Operator, Muck Hauler, Production Miner, Ram Car Operator, Shuttle Car Operator, Under Ground Miner

The overall job outlook for Underground Mining Loading and Moving Machine Operator careers has been relatively unchanged since 2019. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 16.19 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 16.19 percent per year. Demand for Underground Mining Loading and Moving Machine Operators is expected to go up, with an expected 380 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.20 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Underground Mining Loading and Moving Machine Operators in the following states

West Virginia 840
Kentucky 400
Alabama 150
Wyoming 130
Illinois 130
Colorado 110
Texas 110
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Underground Mining Loading and Moving Machine Operators

North Carolina
50
Tennessee
60
Indiana
70
Texas
110
Colorado
110
Wyoming
130
Illinois
130