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Safety Engineer Mining Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$111,716 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Safety Engineer Mining is $111,716 a year and $54 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Safety Engineer Mining is between $78,533 and $138,654. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Safety Engineer Mining. 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

  • Views and studies mine walls and roof surfaces, analyzes results of test air samples, and identifies compliance with safety practices upon examining mining equipment.
  • Evaluates underground or open-pit mining areas, and trains mine personnel to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and accepted mining practices designed to prevent mine accidents.
  • Ensures the safe, economical, and environmentally sound operation of mines.
  • Utilizes knowledge of mine design and practices to ensure the safety of workers and to comply with State and Federal safety regulations.
  • Excludes paraprofessional and supervisory positions.
Safety Engineer Mining Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 6,150

Estimated population of Safety Engineer Mining jobs: 1,674

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Safety Engineer Mining Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Resident Construction Engineer
Apr 6
Chicago, United States
Manage the development, implementation and auditing of Phase Ill project safety and quality plans ... mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com Diversity Statement We are an ...
Mid to Senior Level Water Resources Engineer
Mar 11
Chicago, United States
Follow Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the ... mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com Diversity Statement We are an ...
Field Engineer
Mar 5
Orland Park, United States
Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, drinking water, and energy and mining pipeline ... Provide oversight and project support for production, safety, quality and project management ...
Chubb Global Risk Advisors: Data Scientist Consultant
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
... safety, environmental, and engineering services to clients across the globe. Chubb Global Risk ... Significant knowledge of statistics and data mining methods such as, but not limited to, various ...
Deburring Operator
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Overton Chicago Gear
... all safety requirements at all times - maintain equipment and ensure cleanliness working area ... O. James, Illinois Gear, Balfre Gear, Franke Gear and Ignition Engineering. The product ...
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