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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 $144,329
Asset Management & Utilisation $50,000 $350,000 $143,340
Drilling & Blast $90,000 $175,000 $136,150
Environment / Health & Safety $70,000 $300,000 $144,994
Exploration $60,000 $250,000 $159,464
Management $100,000 $350,000 $207,561
Mining - Engineering $59,280 $300,000 $160,463
Mining - Maintenance $50,000 $230,000 $136,172
Mining - Processing $80,000 $250,000 $155,471
Mining - Production $55,000 $300,000 $134,466
Mining - Technical $10,000 $500,000 $128,785
Oil & Gas - Engineering $15,000 $360,000 $144,003
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $50,000 $240,000 $133,435
Oil & Gas - Production $50,000 $500,000 $147,404
Operations $50,000 $230,000 $124,440
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $40,000 $300,000 $117,666
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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.