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Average Australian Salary

Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage. Figures may incorporate total pkg.

Mining, Oil and Gas

Sub-Sector Avg. Min Avg. Max Average
Average Australian Mining, Oil and Gas Salary $133,250
Asset Management & Utilisation $70,000 $220,000 $151,158
Drilling & Blast $49,400 $250,000 $107,921
Environment / Health & Safety $47,424 $300,000 $142,152
Exploration $80,000 $250,000 $176,429
Management $70,000 $300,000 $172,322
Mining - Engineering $59,280 $250,000 $137,311
Mining - Maintenance $59,280 $250,000 $120,426
Mining - Processing $60,000 $200,000 $149,806
Mining - Production $49,400 $250,000 $159,665
Mining - Technical $65,000 $200,000 $126,110
Oil & Gas - Engineering $50,000 $300,000 $146,101
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $59,280 $250,000 $133,743
Oil & Gas - Production $60,000 $280,000 $144,541
Operations $45,000 $400,000 $124,594
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $49,400 $250,000 $118,696
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Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage from the last 90 days and updated weekly. Figures may incorporate total pkg. If there is insufficient data to show reliable max, min, avg then none are shown.