Mining Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$121,400
per year
per month
AU$10,120
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$12,380/year
Profit Sharing
AU$2,870/year
Bonus
AU$1,030/month
Profit Sharing
AU$240/month

Mining Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Mining Engineer is AU$121,400 per year (AU$10,120 per month), which is AU$56,040 (+86%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Mining Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$78,300. The highest salaries can exceed AU$250,000.
AU$78,300
Low
AU$121,400
Average
AU$250,000
High
AU$6,530
Low
AU$10,120
Average
AU$20,830
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$153,300
AU$306,530
Base SalaryAU$78,300 - 250,000
BonusAU$2,310 - 23,750
Profit SharingAU$0 - 32,780
Total CompensationAU$80,610 - 306,530
AU$0
AU$12,770
AU$25,540
Base SalaryAU$6,530 - 20,830
BonusAU$190 - 1,980
Profit SharingAU$0 - 2,730
Total CompensationAU$6,720 - 25,540

Mining Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$78,300
Average
AU$121,400
Senior
AU$188,100
High
AU$250,000
Low
AU$6,530
Average
AU$10,120
Senior
AU$15,680
High
AU$20,830
Among mining engineers, Graduate Mining Engineers or Junior Mining Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Mining Engineers or Principal Mining Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Mining Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Principal Mining EngineerAU$210K/year
+73% 
Senior Mining EngineerAU$188K/year
+55% 
Junior Mining EngineerAU$98K/year
 -19%
Graduate Mining EngineerAU$91K/year
 -25%

Mining Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Mining Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$80,610. A mid career Mining Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$112,820, while a senior Mining Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$187,300. Mining engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$204,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Mining Engineer

Late Career▲ +68%
Senior▲ +54%
Average SalaryAU$121,400/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -34%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

Mining Engineer - Jobs by Location

Mining Engineer - Related Salaries

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