The top three occupations in the Metal ore mining Industry Group are mining machine operators, miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, and driver/sales workers & truck drivers. On average, full-time employees in the Metal ore mining Industry Group work 47.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $87,202. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.4 hours and earn an average annual salary of $43,126.
The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Metal ore mining Industry Group are Rural Nevada PUMA, NV, Gila, Graham, Greenlee & Pinal (East) Counties PUMA, AZ, and Southwest New Mexico PUMA, NM.
The workforce of Metal ore mining Industry Group in 2021 was 44,344 people, with 13.8% woman, and 86.2% men.
In 2021, 82.2% of the workforce in the Metal ore mining Industry Group was White (36,471 people), of which 13.3% were women and 86.7% men.