Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

General Information

Description

Operate or tend machinery at surface mining site, equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets to excavate and load loose materials.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$45,150

State-by-state Salary

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$71,840
$36,920
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 71%
  • Less than high school 23%
  • Post-secondary certificate 5%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Building and Construction
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Mathematics
  • Administration and Management
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