Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

General Information

Description

Operate underground loading or moving machine to load or move coal, ore, or rock using shuttle or mine car or conveyors. Equipment may include power shovels, hoisting engines equipped with cable-drawn scraper or scoop, or machines equipped with gathering arms and conveyor.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$56,640

State-by-state Salary

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$82,470
$36,180
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 61%
  • Less than high school 38%
  • 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%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Law and Government
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