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What is an Extraction Worker?

Extraction Worker Definition All extraction workers not listed separately.

Types of Extraction Worker

  • Relief Man
  • Slate Handler
  • Pan Operator
  • Bottomer
  • Puffer

Extraction Worker Job Outlook

In the United States, there were 4,200 jobs for Extraction Worker in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 14.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 600 new jobs for Extraction Worker by 2026. The BLS estimates 600 yearly job openings in this field.

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The states with the most job growth for Extraction Worker are Wyoming, North Dakota, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in Kentucky, West Virginia, or Nebraska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

How Much Does an Extraction Worker Make?

The typical yearly salary for Extraction Workers is somewhere between $31,000 and $78,520.

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Extraction Workers who work in Alaska, Arizona, or North Dakota, make the highest salaries.

How much do Extraction Workers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $46,380
Alaska $67,620
Arizona $68,690
Colorado $52,260
District of Columbia $51,580
Florida $26,780
Illinois $40,950
Indiana $29,600
Kansas $32,450
Kentucky $47,980
Louisiana $45,600
Maryland $44,400
Missouri $40,250
Nevada $59,270
New Mexico $53,890
North Dakota $61,350
Ohio $39,470
Oklahoma $47,570
Tennessee $37,140
Texas $54,970
West Virginia $49,400

Where do Extraction Workers Work?

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The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

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