Mining Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Mining Engineer"How much does a Mining Engineer in the federal government get paid? $90,268.28* *Based on the 2016 average.
Mining Engineer was the 362nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 141 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Mine Safety and Health Administration hired the most employees titled Mining Engineering, with an average salary of $89,124.
Government Mining Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Mining Engineering job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired a Mining Engineer
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Mine Safety and Health Administration||38||$89,124.18|
|Bureau of Land Management||35||$88,337.91|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||31||$89,597.90|
|Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement||9||$95,596.67|
|Office of the Secretary of the Interior||5||$92,611.00|
|Internal Revenue Service||3||$112,890.67|
|Securities and Exchange Commission||2||$177,765.50|
|Export-Import Bank of the United States||1||$118,069.00|
Mining Engineer Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Mining Engineer is $90,268.28. The highest paid Mining Engineer made $184,888 in 2016.
Common Mining Engineer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Mining Engineering Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||131|
|RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only.||8|
|SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez||2|
|Starting Paygrade:||$31,819.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$134,776.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Mining Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Agricultural Marketing||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Engineering Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Loan Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Agricultural Warehouse Inspection||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Clothing Design||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Mining Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Mining Engineer was $78,502. Since then, the average pay has increased to $90,268 in 2016.
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