Salary for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

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Underground mining loading machine operators load ore, coal and rock onto conveyor belts or shuttle or mine cars. Power shovels or hoisting engines may be used for this. This occupation is dangerous as it deals with heavy lifting and heavy-duty machine operation. To qualify for this position, a high school diploma is usually required. Before beginning official work, a year of formal training may be required.

A Underground Mining Loading Machine Operator usually receives a pay level between 32000 and 48000 depending on seniority levels. Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining usually receive wages of Forty Six Thousand Two Hundred dollars annually.

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining can get the highest pay in Wyoming, where they can get normal pay levels of near $53480.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 35.79 percent nationwide in that time.
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $46,280
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $46,280