Roof Bolters, Mining Career

Job Description: Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.


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Roof Bolters, Mining Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$58,110

Median Hourly Wage

$27.94*

Total Employed Nationally

3,930


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.