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Mining (except Oil and Gas)

Businesses in this industry develop and operate mines or quarries.

Companies in this industry primarily engage in mining, mine site development, and preparing metallic and nonmetallic minerals, including coal. They may operate mines or quarries (except oil or gas wells). Mining includes ore extraction, quarrying, and beneficiating (the process where the extracted material is reduced to particles and separated into mineral and wastes).

This industry employs 5545 people in Minnesota.

Common Careers in this Industry

Career Median Wage
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $21.28
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics $27.13
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $29.31
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $25.92
Excavating and Loading Machine Operators $24.64

 

Related Industries

Oil and Gas Extraction
Support Activities for Mining

 

 

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