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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 $143,657
Asset Management & Utilisation $68,000 $200,000 $124,366
Drilling & Blast $60,000 $175,000 $126,944
Environment / Health & Safety $60,000 $250,000 $135,092
Exploration $60,000 $500,000 $174,167
Management $100,000 $350,000 $208,681
Mining - Engineering $79,040 $220,000 $161,396
Mining - Maintenance $50,000 $230,000 $142,436
Mining - Processing $60,000 $250,000 $144,516
Mining - Production $55,328 $300,000 $135,068
Mining - Technical $10,000 $500,000 $130,111
Oil & Gas - Engineering $45,000 $360,000 $147,057
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $50,000 $220,000 $120,676
Oil & Gas - Production $50,000 $500,000 $143,978
Operations $50,000 $400,000 $122,060
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $10,000 $300,000 $113,833
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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.