Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

53-7111 Mine Shuttle Car Operators

Operate diesel or electric-powered shuttle car in underground mine to transport materials from working face to mine cars or conveyor.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,310 7.7 % $26.50 $55,120 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.78 $23.62 $26.59 $29.27 $32.28
Annual Wage (2) $43,230 $49,130 $55,320 $60,890 $67,150


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 2,160 3.11 $26.41 $54,940
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 70 0.08 $30.31 $63,050
Metal Ore Mining 30 0.07 $23.30 $48,460

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 2,160 3.11 $26.41 $54,940
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 70 0.08 $30.31 $63,050
Metal Ore Mining 30 0.07 $23.30 $48,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 70 0.08 $30.31 $63,050
Coal Mining 2,160 3.11 $26.41 $54,940
Metal Ore Mining 30 0.07 $23.30 $48,460


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 720 1.01 60.39 $26.70 $55,530
Kentucky 510 0.28 16.45 $23.97 $49,860
Pennsylvania 290 0.05 2.99 $27.76 $57,740
Utah 130 0.10 5.76 $27.03 $56,220
Alabama 120 0.07 3.89 $27.42 $57,030



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 720 1.01 60.39 $26.70 $55,530
Kentucky 510 0.28 16.45 $23.97 $49,860
Wyoming 40 0.13 7.76 $37.76 $78,530
Utah 130 0.10 5.76 $27.03 $56,220
Alabama 120 0.07 3.89 $27.42 $57,030



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 40 0.13 7.76 $37.76 $78,530
Pennsylvania 290 0.05 2.99 $27.76 $57,740
Colorado 60 0.02 1.36 $27.50 $57,190
Alabama 120 0.07 3.89 $27.42 $57,030
Utah 130 0.10 5.76 $27.03 $56,220




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beckley, WV 100 2.16 129.21 $27.64 $57,480



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beckley, WV 100 2.16 129.21 $27.64 $57,480



Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beckley, WV 100 2.16 129.21 $27.64 $57,480
Birmingham-Hoover, AL (8) (8) (8) $27.01 $56,190

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 300 1.93 115.49 $22.54 $46,890
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 220 2.74 163.50 $26.30 $54,710
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 190 1.81 108.35 (8) (8)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 180 1.21 72.26 $26.83 $55,810
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 170 1.08 64.46 $27.73 $57,670

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 220 2.74 163.50 $26.30 $54,710
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 300 1.93 115.49 $22.54 $46,890
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 190 1.81 108.35 (8) (8)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 180 1.21 72.26 $26.83 $55,810
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 170 1.08 64.46 $27.73 $57,670

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 40 0.59 35.43 $37.76 $78,530
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 30 0.74 43.92 $27.91 $58,050
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 40 0.37 22.34 $27.75 $57,720
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 170 1.08 64.46 $27.73 $57,670
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 180 1.21 72.26 $26.83 $55,810


About May 2015 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016