The average pay for a Mining Engineer is AU$117,381 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AU$77,436 - AU$155,126
AU$77K
AU$120K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$117,381
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$77,436 - AU$155,126  
   
Bonus
AU$1,980 - AU$20,323  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$79,881 - AU$163,110  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mining Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mining Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mining Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Mining Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 23 salaries. A Mining Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $176,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$120,592

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Key Stats for Mining Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mining Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
AU$121,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mining Engineer Salaries


National Average
AU$121,000


▼6%

Engineering Design
▼20%

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 67%