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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 $139,622
Asset Management & Utilisation $65,000 $200,000 $117,064
Drilling & Blast $60,000 $300,000 $128,918
Environment / Health & Safety $70,000 $250,000 $134,420
Exploration $60,000 $500,000 $221,250
Management $100,000 $350,000 $196,170
Mining - Engineering $110,000 $220,000 $164,507
Mining - Maintenance $60,000 $250,000 $141,948
Mining - Processing $50,000 $250,000 $128,591
Mining - Production $67,184 $200,000 $127,168
Mining - Technical $10,000 $230,000 $129,989
Oil & Gas - Engineering $50,000 $300,000 $140,187
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $50,000 $220,000 $124,579
Oil & Gas - Production $45,448 $204,000 $128,264
Operations $50,000 $400,000 $122,082
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $10,000 $250,000 $115,788
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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.