May 2017 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 212200 - Metal Ore Mining


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every state and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 212200 - Metal Ore Mining.

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NAICS 212200 - Metal Ore Mining is part of: NAICS 212000 - Mining (except Oil and Gas).

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NAICS 212200 - Metal Ore Mining

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 38,100 5.7% 100.00% $28.22 $29.60 $61,560 1.9%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 1,090 11.6% 2.86% $54.58 $58.37 $121,410 3.0%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 380 11.8% 1.01% $61.69 $67.08 $139,520 4.1%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 380 12.0% 0.99% $60.80 $66.19 $137,680 4.2%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 430 16.1% 1.13% $48.05 $50.43 $104,900 3.2%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 90 21.0% 0.24% $34.71 $40.12 $83,450 5.8%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 50 18.1% 0.13% $54.03 $59.52 $123,800 6.0%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers detail 170 23.8% 0.45% $47.19 $51.05 $106,190 3.3%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 40 13.6% 0.11% $52.33 $55.71 $115,890 6.0%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 270 12.3% 0.70% $58.20 $58.61 $121,910 3.5%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 60 17.0% 0.15% $50.15 $53.78 $111,860 7.3%
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers detail 60 15.3% 0.17% $56.32 $55.24 $114,900 3.1%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 140 21.1% 0.36% $62.36 $62.90 $130,830 2.8%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 880 20.9% 2.32% $33.03 $34.07 $70,860 3.1%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 740 23.2% 1.95% $33.25 $34.11 $70,940 3.3%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 170 18.5% 0.45% $31.05 $31.05 $64,590 3.2%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 140 10.8% 0.37% $31.48 $36.00 $74,880 4.7%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 140 10.9% 0.37% $31.38 $35.95 $74,780 4.7%
13-1081 Logisticians detail (8) (8) (8) $30.98 $31.25 $64,990 3.8%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 160 31.8% 0.41% $34.65 $34.37 $71,480 3.6%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 60 16.1% 0.16% $35.91 $35.86 $74,580 2.9%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 140 12.8% 0.37% $31.60 $33.88 $70,460 3.1%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 140 12.9% 0.36% $31.08 $33.39 $69,440 3.2%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 150 12.6% 0.40% $34.24 $34.82 $72,430 3.6%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 150 13.2% 0.39% $33.61 $34.17 $71,070 3.5%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 50 16.4% 0.14% $39.15 $38.99 $81,090 5.9%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 40 19.8% 0.12% $37.81 $38.29 $79,640 7.9%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 60 21.5% 0.15% $29.31 $29.40 $61,140 4.5%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 40 27.5% 0.11% $26.89 $27.08 $56,320 5.2%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 2,330 9.0% 6.12% $37.90 $40.47 $84,190 1.7%
17-1000 Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers minor 120 10.4% 0.32% $32.55 $33.17 $68,980 2.8%
17-1020 Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists broad 120 10.4% 0.32% $32.55 $33.17 $68,980 2.8%
17-1022 Surveyors detail 120 10.5% 0.32% $32.50 $33.15 $68,960 2.8%
17-2000 Engineers minor 1,590 7.0% 4.16% $42.70 $44.75 $93,070 1.8%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 50 25.6% 0.12% $38.75 $42.12 $87,600 4.2%
17-2070 Electrical and Electronics Engineers broad 40 16.6% 0.10% $50.70 $51.58 $107,280 2.9%
17-2071 Electrical Engineers detail 30 16.9% 0.09% $51.13 $51.79 $107,720 3.0%
17-2081 Environmental Engineers detail 140 9.8% 0.38% $39.22 $41.19 $85,680 2.8%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 120 14.1% 0.31% $41.82 $42.30 $87,990 2.5%
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors detail 40 26.8% 0.09% $41.54 $41.26 $85,810 5.7%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers detail 80 11.9% 0.22% $41.90 $42.75 $88,910 2.7%
17-2131 Materials Engineers detail 180 16.5% 0.46% $40.52 $42.62 $88,650 3.7%
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers detail 140 24.2% 0.36% $39.42 $40.90 $85,070 3.1%
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers detail 900 10.1% 2.36% $44.18 $46.44 $96,600 2.3%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 620 17.8% 1.64% $31.07 $31.05 $64,580 2.8%
17-3020 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters broad 580 18.2% 1.53% $31.48 $31.37 $65,250 2.8%
17-3023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians detail 180 48.3% 0.46% $34.78 $34.36 $71,470 3.1%
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians detail 100 20.2% 0.27% $30.29 $31.27 $65,050 4.0%
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other detail 140 26.0% 0.36% $27.06 $27.24 $56,650 3.4%
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians detail 30 20.2% 0.08% $27.07 $26.62 $55,360 3.8%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 1,440 7.7% 3.79% $32.53 $33.78 $70,260 1.7%
19-2000 Physical Scientists minor 540 7.5% 1.43% $39.89 $41.49 $86,300 1.9%
19-2030 Chemists and Materials Scientists broad 80 16.7% 0.21% $34.71 $35.28 $73,390 4.1%
19-2031 Chemists detail 70 16.6% 0.19% $33.40 $33.82 $70,350 4.3%
19-2040 Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists broad 460 9.4% 1.21% $40.81 $42.63 $88,670 2.1%
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health detail 50 10.7% 0.14% $39.80 $43.01 $89,460 4.8%
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers detail 390 9.8% 1.03% $41.00 $42.68 $88,780 2.1%
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians minor 900 9.1% 2.35% $28.68 $29.09 $60,510 2.7%
19-4031 Chemical Technicians detail 630 12.0% 1.64% $28.24 $28.15 $58,550 2.5%
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians detail 190 12.5% 0.50% $28.62 $29.39 $61,130 4.3%
19-4090 Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians broad 70 12.6% 0.19% (8) (8) (8) (8)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 240 14.9% 0.63% $36.54 $38.59 $80,260 2.6%
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations minor 210 14.8% 0.55% $37.29 $39.92 $83,030 2.7%
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 210 14.8% 0.55% $37.29 $39.92 $83,030 2.7%
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 150 15.8% 0.41% $39.13 $41.54 $86,400 2.1%
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians detail 50 18.5% 0.14% $29.24 $35.18 $73,180 8.9%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 260 19.1% 0.67% $17.63 $19.70 $40,970 5.8%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 240 17.1% 0.62% $16.94 $18.90 $39,310 6.3%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers broad 240 17.2% 0.62% $16.90 $18.79 $39,080 6.4%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 240 17.2% 0.62% $16.90 $18.79 $39,080 6.4%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 80 12.3% 0.20% $21.19 $19.42 $40,400 5.9%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 70 11.9% 0.19% $21.02 $18.96 $39,440 6.1%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 70 11.9% 0.19% $21.02 $18.96 $39,440 6.1%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 70 11.9% 0.19% $21.02 $18.96 $39,440 6.1%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 1,110 10.5% 2.91% $21.27 $22.08 $45,930 2.9%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 40 22.1% 0.10% $29.78 $29.57 $61,500 4.5%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 130 27.1% 0.35% $23.54 $23.40 $48,660 4.4%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 90 37.6% 0.24% $26.19 $25.14 $52,290 4.2%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 40 23.0% 0.09% $17.98 $18.60 $38,690 6.6%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 40 19.6% 0.10% $19.55 $19.49 $40,540 4.8%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 480 14.0% 1.26% $20.56 $21.61 $44,960 4.5%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 40 35.5% 0.11% $24.55 $25.66 $53,370 7.4%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 40 35.5% 0.11% $24.55 $25.66 $53,370 7.4%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 100 34.4% 0.26% $27.52 $27.26 $56,700 5.8%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 100 21.1% 0.26% $20.14 $20.09 $41,780 4.8%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 230 15.8% 0.61% $17.46 $19.27 $40,090 7.6%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 210 13.9% 0.56% $22.87 $23.38 $48,630 3.3%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 40 21.8% 0.10% $28.42 $29.45 $61,270 7.1%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 180 15.1% 0.46% $22.21 $22.10 $45,970 3.4%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 210 20.0% 0.54% $18.51 $20.07 $41,740 3.9%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 200 21.2% 0.51% $18.83 $20.32 $42,260 4.1%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 12,130 9.7% 31.82% $28.74 $29.24 $60,820 2.0%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 850 5.7% 2.24% $39.93 $39.26 $81,650 3.4%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 2,780 18.2% 7.31% $28.53 $28.60 $59,480 2.1%
47-2061 Construction Laborers detail (8) (8) (8) $20.77 $20.78 $43,230 4.4%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 1,340 32.6% 3.51% $26.52 $26.69 $55,520 2.9%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 1,340 32.6% 3.51% $26.52 $26.69 $55,520 2.9%
47-2111 Electricians detail 1,110 11.0% 2.92% $31.42 $30.78 $64,030 2.3%
47-2150 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters broad 130 1.7% 0.33% $36.42 $36.21 $75,310 4.4%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters detail 130 1.7% 0.33% $36.42 $36.21 $75,310 4.4%
47-5000 Extraction Workers minor 8,460 10.1% 22.19% $28.26 $28.44 $59,160 2.3%
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas detail 480 16.0% 1.25% $27.80 $29.89 $62,160 6.9%
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters detail 610 5.3% 1.59% $34.79 $34.05 $70,820 3.6%
47-5040 Mining Machine Operators broad 6,380 13.4% 16.74% $28.07 $28.11 $58,460 2.2%
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators detail 3,670 19.2% 9.62% $27.96 $28.19 $58,640 2.2%
47-5042 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators detail (8) (8) (8) $30.95 $30.57 $63,580 2.4%
47-5049 Mining Machine Operators, All Other detail 1,110 26.0% 2.91% $24.22 $24.25 $50,440 3.6%
47-5061 Roof Bolters, Mining detail 120 20.5% 0.32% $38.11 $39.33 $81,810 8.5%
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers detail 370 19.9% 0.98% $20.20 $20.65 $42,950 4.5%
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other detail 440 25.5% 1.15% $29.00 $27.95 $58,140 5.1%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 8,510 6.8% 22.33% $27.73 $28.15 $58,540 3.0%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 740 15.4% 1.95% $41.03 $40.29 $83,800 3.7%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 130 37.9% 0.34% $29.23 $29.61 $61,580 3.8%
49-2090 Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers broad 120 39.5% 0.33% $28.95 $29.39 $61,140 4.4%
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment detail 120 39.5% 0.33% $28.95 $29.39 $61,140 4.4%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 2,730 8.3% 7.17% $27.85 $27.74 $57,690 3.2%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 520 49.4% 1.37% $24.31 $23.84 $49,580 5.6%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 2,140 8.1% 5.61% $28.91 $28.76 $59,810 2.7%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 2,140 8.1% 5.61% $28.91 $28.76 $59,810 2.7%
49-3090 Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers broad 60 21.2% 0.15% $26.11 $25.15 $52,310 10.6%
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers detail 60 21.2% 0.15% $26.11 $25.15 $52,310 10.6%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 4,910 7.9% 12.88% $26.06 $26.50 $55,120 3.6%
49-9040 Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers broad 3,070 9.6% 8.07% $28.27 $28.55 $59,370 3.1%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics detail 2,450 10.2% 6.43% $29.02 $29.33 $61,010 3.3%
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery detail 410 21.6% 1.08% $22.38 $23.47 $48,820 3.7%
49-9044 Millwrights detail 210 20.9% 0.56% $31.24 $29.31 $60,970 6.1%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 1,080 37.9% 2.83% $22.24 $23.82 $49,540 6.4%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 740 29.7% 1.94% $18.65 $21.79 $45,310 9.4%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 520 41.8% 1.36% $16.07 $17.43 $36,250 8.8%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 220 13.1% 0.57% $33.92 $32.11 $66,800 7.6%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 5,260 13.5% 13.81% $24.93 $26.29 $54,690 2.6%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 960 12.0% 2.52% $31.34 $33.79 $70,290 4.7%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 1,140 19.4% 2.99% $25.11 $25.95 $53,970 4.9%
51-4030 Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad (8) (8) (8) $23.58 $24.39 $50,740 7.1%
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 450 34.1% 1.17% $22.93 $23.48 $48,840 7.4%
51-4041 Machinists detail 40 19.1% 0.11% $24.00 $25.09 $52,180 5.6%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 510 19.7% 1.34% $26.93 $27.21 $56,600 5.7%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 510 19.7% 1.34% $26.93 $27.21 $56,600 5.7%
51-4190 Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $18.74 $18.86 $39,220 4.2%
51-8000 Plant and System Operators minor 370 9.5% 0.96% $30.96 $30.13 $62,660 3.1%
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators detail 120 10.0% 0.30% $29.15 $29.03 $60,380 4.1%
51-8090 Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators broad 200 15.3% 0.54% $30.19 $29.77 $61,920 5.4%
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other detail 200 15.3% 0.54% $30.19 $29.77 $61,920 5.4%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 2,800 15.7% 7.34% $22.88 $23.36 $48,600 3.1%
51-9010 Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders broad 930 15.6% 2.44% $25.92 $25.86 $53,800 4.7%
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 930 15.6% 2.44% $25.92 $25.86 $53,800 4.7%
51-9020 Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers broad 760 21.4% 2.00% $23.04 $24.13 $50,200 5.9%
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 760 21.4% 1.99% $23.03 $24.11 $50,160 5.9%
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders detail 500 40.1% 1.30% $22.58 $22.00 $45,760 6.5%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail (8) (8) (8) $20.23 $19.98 $41,550 3.4%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $17.93 $19.49 $40,540 9.5%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers detail 240 48.5% 0.64% $14.68 $15.83 $32,930 5.7%
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) $26.72 $27.01 $56,180 5.5%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 4,530 11.1% 11.90% $24.11 $24.70 $51,370 2.8%
53-1000 Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers minor 320 39.5% 0.83% $28.57 $29.02 $60,360 4.5%
53-1048 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 310 39.6% 0.83% $28.53 $29.01 $60,330 4.5%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 2,760 11.1% 7.23% $23.70 $24.61 $51,190 3.6%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 2,760 11.1% 7.23% $23.70 $24.61 $51,190 3.6%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 2,740 11.1% 7.18% $23.72 $24.64 $51,250 3.7%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 1,450 10.2% 3.80% $24.30 $23.79 $49,490 3.9%
53-7030 Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators broad 640 21.6% 1.67% $27.60 $27.00 $56,170 3.6%
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators detail 340 30.9% 0.90% $24.98 $26.19 $54,480 6.2%
53-7033 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining detail 290 22.3% 0.76% $28.63 $28.01 $58,270 3.1%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 140 21.8% 0.36% $26.05 $25.73 $53,510 4.7%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 510 21.8% 1.34% $17.16 $17.89 $37,210 5.4%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 500 22.3% 1.31% $17.32 $18.03 $37,500 5.7%


About May 2017 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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.




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Last Modified Date: March 30, 2018