Browse Average Salary Ranges for Mining Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Mining category ? There are a wide range of jobs in the Mining category and their pay varies significantly based on job title. Salaries below are U.S. national averages data from January 16, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$101,700  
30.87%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist I
Prospect Geophysicist I
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$121,500  
36.88%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist II
Prospect Geophysicist II
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$141,600  
42.98%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist III
Prospect Geophysicist III
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$179,700  
54.55%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist IV
Prospect Geophysicist IV
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$214,200  
65.02%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist V
Prospect Geophysicist V
Job TitleDrilling and Production Director Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$188,400  
57.19%
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Directs and oversees the drilling, production, and engineering operations for an organization. Oversees all aspects of planning and executing drilling projects, developing oil and gas fields, and anal More

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Drilling Operations Director
Job TitleDrilling Foreman Experience3 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$108,100  
32.81%
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Supervises a drilling crew and daily drilling operations. Oversees the efficient execution of drilling activities to ensure operations run smoothly. Responsible for ensuring proper use and maintenance More

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Drilling Operations Supervisor
Job TitleDrilling Operations Director Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$188,356  
57.18%
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Directs and oversees the drilling, production, and engineering operations for an organization. Oversees all aspects of planning and executing drilling projects, developing oil and gas fields, and anal More

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Drilling and Production Director
Job TitleDrilling Operations Manager Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$130,406  
39.59%
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Manages daily drilling, production, and engineering operations for an organization. Manages the planning and execution of drilling projects, the development of oil and gas fields, and the analysis of More

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Drilling Operations Superintendent
Job TitleDrilling Operations Superintendent Experience EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$130,500  
39.61%
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Manages daily drilling, production, and engineering operations for an organization. Manages the planning and execution of drilling projects, the development of oil and gas fields, and the analysis of More

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Drilling Operations Manager

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