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Mining and Geological Engineers in Michigan

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$71,710 Median Salary
  • Mining and Geological Engineers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mining and Geological Engineers Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 100 Mining and Geological Engineers working in the state.

There were 90 Mining and Geological Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mining and Geological Engineers in MI Employment Trend

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

Mining and Geological Engineers in MI vs. the Average State

What do Mining and Geological Engineers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Mining and Geological Engineers ranged from $46,720 to $132,740 with $71,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.46 to $63.82. The median hourly rate was $34.47.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.45 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $3.98.

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

Mining and Geological Engineers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

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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