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Mining and Geological Engineers in Oklahoma

Want to work in Oklahoma as a Mining or Geological Engineer? Read this first!

12.1% Jobs Projection
30 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Mining and Geological Engineers in Oklahoma is growing faster than average.

How Many Mining and Geological Engineers Work in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, there were 270 people working as Mining and Geological Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 260 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 OK Employment Trend

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

Mining and Geological Engineers in OK vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Mining and Geological Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.2%.

Job Projections for Mining and Geological Engineers: Nation vs. OK

Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 370 jobs for Oklahoma Mining and Geological Engineers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 7,900 total jobs in 2026.

Top Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma City, OK 210 n/a

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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