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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 $141,975
Asset Management & Utilisation $50,000 $350,000 $145,923
Drilling & Blast $90,000 $175,000 $136,150
Environment / Health & Safety $70,000 $300,000 $144,995
Exploration $60,000 $225,000 $156,136
Management $95,000 $300,000 $200,332
Mining - Engineering $59,280 $300,000 $157,463
Mining - Maintenance $50,000 $230,000 $130,074
Mining - Processing $80,000 $250,000 $159,257
Mining - Production $55,000 $300,000 $135,494
Mining - Technical $10,000 $500,000 $126,608
Oil & Gas - Engineering $15,000 $360,000 $145,253
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $49,400 $240,000 $131,326
Oil & Gas - Production $50,000 $500,000 $142,663
Operations $50,000 $250,000 $122,532
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $40,000 $300,000 $116,176
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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.