Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers

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Total Workforce

31.7k

Average Age

42.8

Average Salary

$54,218

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

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About

Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers was $54,218 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers by wage are Archivists, curators, & museum technicians, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, and Maintenance workers, machinery.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are Rural Nevada PUMA, NV. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are Rural Nevada PUMA, NV.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers, by average wage, is Support activities for mining. Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are paid most in Rural Nevada PUMA, NV but are relatively concentrated in Rural Nevada PUMA, NV.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$54,218

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,699

In 2018, Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers earned an average of $54,218, $330 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Archivists, curators, & museum technicians make somewhat more than Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers while Maintenance workers, machinery make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.282

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.282, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers, by number of employees, are Construction, Support activities for mining, and Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers, by average wage, are Support activities for mining, Metal ore mining, and Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying.

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Industries by Share

31.7k

2018 Workforce

± 4,368

This graphic shows the share of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers at  59.8%, followed by Support activities for mining with 13.4% and Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying with 11.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers in the US. The average age of male Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers in the workforce is N/A and of female Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

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FEMALE WORKFORCE

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N/A% of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

89.6% of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.2% of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

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AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers is 42.8, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers is false but a relatively high number of Surface mining machine operators and earth drillers hold a major in false.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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