Despite the downturn, US mine wages increasing

CostMine LogoU.S. Metal & Industrial Mineral Mine Salaries, Wages, and Benefits Report, 2013

Salary summaries for managerial, technical and administrative personnel at 40 metal and 53 industrial mineral mines.Wage scales listed by job title for hourly workers at 51 metal and 67 industrial mineral mines.Executive compensation for 30 Canadian and American major, mid-tier and junior metal mining companies.Benefit plan profiles for each mine.

Incentive bonus plan descriptions for many new and innovative plans reported by the mines.

Statistical tables for comparing salaries, wages and benefits among union and non-union mines, eastern and western U.S. mines, surface vs. underground mines and metal vs. industrial mineral mines.

Workers compensation & unemployment tax rate summaries for mining in all 50 states.

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Weak commodity prices have forced many miners to lay off staff and put expansion projects on hold. But according to a recent report by CostMine, salaries have escaped the carnage. In fact, in the US they've gone up by an average 3.1%.

Despite the downturn, miners need to stay competitive – and that means paying a competitive wage.

So what's the best way to find out if your company is paying a fair salary, or if you're paying your employees the industry standard?

How do you know what kind of unique benefits packages and incentive plans your competitors are offering?

CostMine's survey of US metal and industrial mineral mines is a one-stop shop for everything you want to know about salaries, wages and benefits in 2013.

The survey was designed to provide current information for estimating labor costs for new projects, and to provide comparative information for establishing wages and benefit plans for new and existing operations. State and federal employment tax rates are also summarized.

The report includes a comprehensive breakdown on compensation information for every position ranging from heavy equipment operators, to secretaries to executive officers. You'll also have access to detailed information on the innovative incentive bonus plans and benefits packages that US mining companies are offering.

About the report

The metal and industrial mineral report includes data from 118 precious, base and ferrous metal, industrial mineral, and aggregate mines in 30 states. The report features:

  • Salary summaries for managerial, technical and administrative personnel.
  • Wage scales listed by job title for hourly workers.
  • Executive compensation for 30 Canadian and American major, mid-tier and junior metal mining companies.
  • Benefit plan profiles for each mine.
  • Incentive bonus plan descriptions for many new and innovative plans reported by the mines.
  • Statistical tables for comparing salaries, wages and benefits among union and non-union mines, eastern and western U.S. mines, surface vs. underground mines and metal vs. industrial mineral mines.
  • Workers compensation & unemployment tax rate summaries for mining in all 50 states.

The mines included in these reports cover a broad range of size and types. All of the mines are identified by state or region, size, number of employees, and whether union or non-union. Mine names are not included.