Average Mining Engineer Salary in South Africa

R475,361
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,000
Bonus
R6,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mining Engineer in South Africa is R475,361.
10%
R197k
MEDIAN
R475k
90%
R1m
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Salary
R197k - R1m
Bonus
R-3 - R186k
Profit Sharing
R7 - R20k
Total Pay
R192k - R1m

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Job Description for Mining Engineer

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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
19.9%
Experienced
16.5%
Late Career
8.0%

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