Average Starting Salaries: Mining 2016 Edition

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Looking to hatch a career in the Mining industry? You need to take many different factors into account.

For example, you might want to consider the types of jobs you can get with your degree, or what jobs are available in your city. Another important factor for recent graduates to be aware of (especially those with student debt!) is salary. Fortunately, there are many well-paying entry-level opportunities in Mining for students and recent grads.

To learn more, here are some of the industry’s most popular jobs and their starting salaries.

Chemical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 56,933
Calgary, AB 72,948
Saskatoon, SK 60,150
Winnipeg, MB 55,041
Toronto, ON 59,866
Montreal, QC 51,587
Halifax, NS 52,940
St. John’s, NL 56,683
NATIONAL AVERAGE 61,287
Mechanical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 62,226
Calgary, AB 77,896
Saskatoon, SK 54,080
Winnipeg, MB 48,478
Toronto, ON 61,021
Montreal, QC 55,817
Halifax, NS 49,711
St. John’s, NL 52,729
NATIONAL AVERAGE 62,011
Mining Engineer
Vancouver, BC 77,037
Calgary, AB 87,266
Saskatoon, SK 79.807
Winnipeg, MB 71,849
Toronto, ON 75,876
Montreal, QC 71,177
Halifax, NS 72,824
St. John’s, NL 80,829
NATIONAL AVERAGE 72,961
Process Engineer
Vancouver, BC 61,649
Calgary, AB 70,534
Saskatoon, SK 64,522
Winnipeg, MB 59,250
Toronto, ON 61,049
Montreal, QC 54,641
Halifax, NS 56,029
St. John’s, NL 59,772
NATIONAL AVERAGE 63,757
Electrical Engineer
Vancouver, BC 66,187
Calgary, AB 75,323
Saskatoon, SK 56,255
Winnipeg, MB 51,017
Toronto, ON 63,370
Montreal, QC 60,867
Halifax, NS 51,138
St. John’s, NL 52,670
NATIONAL AVERAGE 65,418
Operations Analyst
Vancouver, BC 50,209
Calgary, AB 55,933
Saskatoon, SK 49,772
Winnipeg, MB 45,215
Toronto, ON 50,783
Montreal, QC 48,605
Halifax, NS 45,789
St. John’s, NL 50,678
NATIONAL AVERAGE 46,402
Environmental Coordinator
Vancouver, BC 52,716
Calgary, AB 62,976
Saskatoon, SK 57,696
Winnipeg, MB 51,270
Toronto, ON 49,447
Montreal, QC 49,050
Halifax, NS 52,093
St. John’s, NL 59,106
NATIONAL AVERAGE 52,007
Geologist
Vancouver, BC 74,922
Calgary, AB 73,256
Saskatoon, SK 70,211
Winnipeg, MB 64,400
Toronto, ON 67,227
Montreal, QC 65,503
Halifax, NS 62,511
St. John’s, NL 67,035
NATIONAL AVERAGE 70,839
Health & Safety Coordinator
Vancouver, BC 47,392
Calgary, AB 52,728
Saskatoon, SK 44,511
Winnipeg, MB 43,639
Toronto, ON 46,480
Montreal, QC 43,303
Halifax, NS 41,177
St. John’s, NL 46,000
NATIONAL AVERAGE 49,868
Land Surveyor
Vancouver, BC 53,056
Calgary, AB 58,351
Saskatoon, SK 49,749
Winnipeg, MB 47,736
Toronto, ON 55,986
Montreal, QC 49,951
Halifax, NS 52,667
St. John’s, NL 51,546
NATIONAL AVERAGE 52,380

Want to learn more about the Mining Industry? Check out our Career Guide!

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