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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 $142,555
Asset Management & Utilisation $68,000 $200,000 $114,454
Drilling & Blast $60,000 $300,000 $134,182
Environment / Health & Safety $70,000 $250,000 $134,312
Exploration $60,000 $500,000 $202,763
Management $100,000 $350,000 $202,746
Mining - Engineering $100,000 $220,000 $165,163
Mining - Maintenance $50,000 $250,000 $144,686
Mining - Processing $50,000 $250,000 $138,207
Mining - Production $55,328 $200,000 $132,582
Mining - Technical $10,000 $500,000 $145,372
Oil & Gas - Engineering $45,000 $300,000 $138,827
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $50,000 $220,000 $125,776
Oil & Gas - Production $50,000 $500,000 $143,697
Operations $50,000 $400,000 $126,727
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $10,000 $250,000 $114,698
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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.