Career Information

Employment opportunities will continue to be high for many years because these technicians are vital to maintaining many industries.  Pay rates range from $20 to $30/hours. Graduates from Western are currently employed throughout Wyoming and other western states.  Many are hired while they are still students. 

Possible jobs for Industrial Maintenance students

  • Mine maintenance Mechanic
  • Diesel technician
  • Mine machinery operator
  • Surface Mine Maintenance

Mining Maintenance Salary and Job Outlook
In the State of Wyoming


Median Hourly Wage

Annual Mean Wage

Underground Mine Maintenance



Surface Mine Maintenance



Diesel Technician



*May 2018 State occupational Employment and Wage Estimates - Wyoming
For detailed wage estimates by specific business job function please check out the Wyoming Business Salary and Job Outlook

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