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Mining and Geological Engineers in Virginia

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How Many Mining and Geological Engineers Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 110 workers employed as Mining and Geological Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 80 Mining and Geological Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mining and Geological Engineers in VA Employment Trend

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

Mining and Geological Engineers in VA vs. the Average State

What do Mining and Geological Engineers Make in Virginia?

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $33.01 an hour.

Top States for Mining and Geological Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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