Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 28% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 1.9% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers' was $97,490, or $46.87 per hour
'Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers' were paid 110.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 7,390 people employed as Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.005% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 20 thousand people are employed as Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers.
Conduct subsurface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes, and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs.
SOC Code: 17-2151.00
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