The average salary for a Mining Engineer in South Africa is R475,361.
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Job Description for Mining Engineer
Mine engineers work primarily for mining companies and provide technical support and directions for their operations. They also provide estimates relevant to mining construction and are involved with capital/expense projects and equipment selection for the company's mining operations. Mine engineers may be involved in the customizing, troubleshooting, upgrading and even rebuilding of mining equipment and should decide when machinery must be replaced. They work directly with both equipment vendo…Read more
Mining Engineer Tasks
- Manage mine operations from supply procurement to project management.
- Provide calculations and reports about supplies, reserves and operations.
- Improve productivity and costs in areas like ore blending, safety and drilling/blasting.
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Popular Skills for Mining Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Strategic Planning, Scheduling and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Mining Engineer
An entry-level Mining Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R323,428 based on 24 salaries. An early career Mining Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R392,426 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Mining Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R609,784 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Mining Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R965,620 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,200,000.
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