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Laborer Mine Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,878 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$723

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Laborer Mine is $47,878 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Laborer Mine is between $35,507 and $58,205. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Works in underground or surface mine, pit, or quarry, or at tipple, mill, or preparation plant, performing any combination of following tasks: cleans working areas and haulage tracks; digs and maintains drainage ditches; or shovels muck, ore, coal, or rock aside, into cars, or onto conveyors.
  • Pushes loaded mine cars from working face to haulage road and couples cars together for transportation to surface.
  • Positions and adjusts bits on drill shaft and places cables, jacks, roof bolts, and related equipment in specified locations.
  • Trims protrusions from walls and roofs of underground passageways and rooms.
  • Strips (cleans) residue of rock and dirt from exposed coal, ore, or rock formations.
  • Loads, separates, or sorts materials at working face, using shovel or wheelbarrow.
  • Throws calcium or salt around interiors of railroad cars to prevent coal or ore from freezing to cars during winter.
  • May be known according to specific work performed as car cleaner; car salter; loader; mucker; shoveler; stripper; trimmer.
Laborer Mine Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Extraction Workers, All Other

Job family population: 4,970

Estimated population of Laborer Mine jobs: 8

Rate of error: 8.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,503
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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