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Mining and Geological Engineers in Wyoming

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$90,470 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Mining and Geological Engineers in Wyoming earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mining and Geological Engineers Work in Wyoming?

150 people worked as Mining and Geological Engineers in 2018 in this state.

There were 150 Mining and Geological Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Mining and Geological Engineers in WY Employment Trend

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

Mining and Geological Engineers in WY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wyoming

Jobs for Mining and Geological Engineers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.2%.

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

Wyoming Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 190 jobs for Wyoming Mining and Geological Engineers in 2026.

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

What do Mining and Geological Engineers Make in Wyoming?

In 2018 wages for Mining and Geological Engineers ranged from $67,560 to $128,820 with $90,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.48 to $61.93. The median hourly rate was $43.5.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $43.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.25.

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

Mining and Geological Engineers Earnings: WY vs. National Average

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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