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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Mining machine operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Coal mining is the industry that employs the most Mining machine operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Mining machine operators, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Mining machine operators are paid most in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL but are relatively concentrated in Rural Nevada PUMA, NV.


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Demographic information on Mining machine operators in the US. The average age of male Mining machine operators in the workforce is 40.4 and of female Mining machine operators is 52.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Mining machine operators is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Mining machine operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Mining machine operators is Engineering but a relatively high number of Mining machine operators hold a major in Education.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Mining machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mining machine operators need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Mining machine operators need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Installation.

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The closest comparable data for the Detailed Occupation Mining machine operators is from the Minor Occupation Group Extraction Workers.
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Projections on wages and job growth for Mining machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Mining machine operators are expected to see a growth of -3.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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