How much does a Mining Engineer I make in the United States? The average Mining Engineer I salary in the United States is $66,970 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $57,890 and $75,840. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Mining Engineer I is responsible for planning and design of mine to ensure maximum stability. Prepares and inspects projects involving underground or surface mining. Being a Mining Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Oversees the construction of shafts and tunnel. In addition, Mining Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Working as a Mining Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2022

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