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Roof Bolters, Mining

General Information

Description

Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$60,210

State-by-state Salary

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$74,840
$54,240
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 86%
  • Less than high school 13%
  • 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%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Production and Processing
  • Education and Training
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government

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