Career and Job Search Guide

Continuous Mining Machine Operator Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $12.83 $19.44 $26.21
  Annual Wage $26,700 $40,400 $54,500
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Continuous Mining Machine Operators operate self-propelled mining machines that rip rock or stone, coal, metal and nonmetal ores from the earth and load it onto conveyors that run in continual cycles.