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Mining Engineer Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$106,925 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$3,924

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mining Engineer is $106,925 a year and $51 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Mining Engineer is between $74,839 and $132,817. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Mining Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Develops and designs open pit and underground mines, oversees construction of mine shafts and tunnels in underground operations, and devises methods for transporting minerals to processing plants.
  • Finds, extracts, and prepares coal, metals, and minerals.
  • Works to solve problems related to land reclamation and water and air pollution.
  • Responsible for the safe, economical, and environmentally sound operation of mines.
  • Ensures the safety of workers and compliance with State and Federal safety regulations.
  • Inspects walls and roof surfaces, tests air samples, and examines mining equipment for compliance with safety practices.
  • Excludes paraprofessional and supervisory positions.
Mining Engineer Job Prevalence in Reno, Nevada, United States

Job family: Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Job family population: 6,150

Estimated population of Mining Engineer jobs: 2,106

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$123,956
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Reno, Nevada

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno, with an estimated population...

Mining Engineer Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

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Apr 23
Reno, NV, USA
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Foreman
Jul 12
Reno, NV, USA
Pokrajac Corporation
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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mining Engineer is $106,925 a year and $51 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Mining Engineer is between $74,839 and $132,817. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Mining Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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Mining Engineer Job Listings for Reno, Nevada

Plant Engineer
Apr 23
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Engineering Manager
Jun 27
Reno, NV, USA
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