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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 $133,919
Asset Management & Utilisation $80,000 $220,000 $152,991
Drilling & Blast $49,400 $250,000 $107,921
Environment / Health & Safety $47,424 $300,000 $145,056
Exploration $80,000 $320,000 $185,370
Management $80,000 $300,000 $169,974
Mining - Engineering $59,280 $250,000 $137,130
Mining - Maintenance $59,280 $250,000 $118,908
Mining - Processing $60,000 $200,000 $148,694
Mining - Production $49,400 $250,000 $154,786
Mining - Technical $65,000 $200,000 $124,136
Oil & Gas - Engineering $50,000 $300,000 $145,287
Oil & Gas - Maintenance $59,280 $240,000 $136,025
Oil & Gas - Production $60,000 $360,000 $149,459
Operations $45,000 $400,000 $125,326
Other Mining, Oil & Gas $49,400 $250,000 $118,545
Science $63,232 $220,000 $132,112


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.