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Mining and Geological Engineers in Florida

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Mining and Geological Engineers in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Mining or Geological Engineer?

$114,410 Median Salary
  • Mining and Geological Engineers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mining and Geological Engineers Work in Florida?

There were approximately 150 workers employed as Mining and Geological Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 50 Mining and Geological Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mining and Geological Engineers in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 140 Mining and Geological Engineers working in it, which means Florida has more Mining and Geological Engineers than average.

Mining and Geological Engineers in FL vs. the Average State

What do Mining and Geological Engineers Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Mining and Geological Engineers ranged from $68,130 to $159,740 with $114,410 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.75 to $76.8. The median hourly rate was $55.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.1 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $12.90.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Mining and Geological Engineers Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida Metros for Mining and Geological Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Mining and Geological Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 60 $127,670

Top States for Mining and Geological Engineers Employment

View the list below to see where most Mining and Geological Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 500 $134,880
Colorado 440 $98,920
Arizona 410 $83,780
Pennsylvania 360 $89,610
Nevada 350 $82,520
Utah 340 $84,470
Oklahoma 270 $0
New Mexico 240 $132,160
Alabama 180 $91,510
Ohio 170 $84,760
Kentucky 150 $93,130
Florida 150 $114,410
Wyoming 150 $90,470
Alaska 130 $112,240
West Virginia 110 $75,820
Virginia 110 $0
New York 110 $82,990
Michigan 100 $71,710
Montana 100 $0
Illinois 90 $91,660

Below are the states where Mining and Geological Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $134,880
New Mexico $132,160
Florida $114,410
Alaska $112,240
Colorado $98,920
Minnesota $98,170
Kentucky $93,130
Illinois $91,660
Alabama $91,510
Wyoming $90,470

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