Mining Machine Operators generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level.
Once employed, Mining Machine Operators can expect to earn an average of $43,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the coming 10 years Mining Machine Operators will see above trend growth within their industry. They should experience a 4.9% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Mining Machine Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 2.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, Mining Machine Operators can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 4.5% are currently unemployed.