2009 Mineral & Coal Processing Average Salaries

Over the next week MINING DAILY will showcase a snapshot of salaries and employment market trends across the Australian and New Zealand resources industry. Data courtesy of the annual Hays Salary Survey, Resources & Mining Salary Guide.

Over the next week MINING DAILY will showcase a snapshot of salaries and employment market trends across the Australian and New Zealand resources industry. Data courtesy of the annual Hays Salary Survey, Resources & Mining Salary Guide.*

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<tr <td Mineral Processing

<td Mill Superintendent

<td Senior Metallurgist

<td Metallurgist

<td Graduate Metallurgist

<td Process Engineer – Mid level 3-7 years

<tr <td WA

<td 125,000 – 160,000

<td 110,000 – 160,000

<td 80,000 – 110,000

<td 65,000 – 80,000

<td 90,000 – 120,000

<tr <td QLD

<td 125,000 – 160,000

<td 110,000 – 160,000

<td 80,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 90,000 – 110,000

<tr <td NSW

<td 120,000 – 145,000

<td 110,000 – 135,000

<td 85,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<tr <td VIC

<td 120,000 – 145,000

<td 110,000 – 135,000

<td 85,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 75,000 – 100,000

<tr <td SA

<td 120,000 – 155,000

<td 105,000 – 125,000

<td 75,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 85,000 – 105,000

<tr <td NT

<td 120,000 – 145,000

<td 110,000 – 135,000

<td 85,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<tr <td NZ

<td 120,000 – 150,000

<td 105,000 – 135,000

<td 75,000 – 100,000

<td 55,000 – 70,000

<td 75,000 – 100,000

<tr <td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<tr <td Mineral Processing

<td Shift Supervisor

<td Mill Operator

<td Metallurgical Technician

<td Laboratory Technician

<td

<tr <td WA

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<td 80,000 – 100,000

<td 65,000 – 85,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td

<tr <td QLD

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<td 80,000 – 100,000

<td 60,000 – 70,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td

<tr <td NSW

<td 80,000 – 100,000

<td 70,000 – 85,000

<td 60,000 – 70,000

<td 50,000 – 70,000

<td

<tr <td VIC

<td 80,000 – 95,000

<td 70,000 – 85,000

<td 60,000 – 70,000

<td 50,000 – 70,000

<td

<tr <td SA

<td 75,000 – 90,000

<td 70,000 – 90,000

<td 55,000 – 65,000

<td 55,000 – 70,000

<td

<tr <td NT

<td 80,000 – 100,000

<td 70,000 – 90,000

<td 60,000 – 70,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td

<tr <td NZ

<td 80,000 – 95,000

<td 70,000 – 85,000

<td 60,000 – 75,000

<td 55,000 – 75,000

<td

<tr <td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<tr <td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<tr <td Mineral Processing

<td Maintenance Superintendent

<td Maintenance Planner

<td Maintenance Supervisor

<td Mechanical Engineer -Mid level 3-7 years

<td Electrical Engineer – Mid level 3-7 years

<tr <td WA

<td 120,000 – 175,000

<td 90,000 – 140,000

<td 95,000 – 145,000

<td 90,000 – 145,000

<td 90,000 – 145,000

<tr <td QLD

<td 120,000 – 160,000

<td 90,000 – 130,000

<td 95,000 – 145,000

<td 90,000 – 120,000

<td 90,000 – 120,000

<tr <td NSW

<td 115,000 – 140,000

<td 95,000 – 110,000

<td 100,000 – 115,000

<td 80,000 – 115,000

<td 80,000 – 115,000

<tr <td VIC

<td 115,000 – 135,000

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<td 90,000 – 110,000

<td 75,000 – 110,000

<td 75,000 – 100,000

<tr <td SA

<td 115,000 – 140,000

<td 90,000 – 130,000

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<td 80,000 – 110,000

<td 85,000 – 110,000

<tr <td NT

<td 115,000 – 145,000

<td 90,000 – 130,000

<td 95,000 – 125,000

<td 90,000 – 120,000

<td 90,000 – 120,000

<tr <td NZ

<td 115,000 – 180,000

<td 80,000 – 110,000

<td 75,000 – 95,000

<td 70,000 – 100,000

<td 70,000 – 100,000

<tr <td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<tr <td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<td

<tr <td Maintenance

<td Leading Hand

<td Mechanical Fitter

<td Electrician

<td Boiler Maker / Welder

<td Instrumentation Technician

<tr <td WA

<td 100,000 -135,000

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 90,000 -130,000

<td 100,000 -120,000

<td 85,000 -110,000

<tr <td QLD

<td 100,000 -130,000

<td 80,000 -95,000

<td 90,000 -120,000

<td 90,000 -110,000

<td 90,000 -110,000

<tr <td NSW

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 75,000 -95,000

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 75,000 -85,000

<td 85,000 -100,000

<tr <td VIC

<td 85,000 -100,000

<td 75,000 -85,000

<td 80,000 -120,000

<td 75,000 -90,000

<td 80,000 -110,000

<tr <td SA

<td 85,000 -105,000

<td 70,000 -85,000

<td 85,000 -120,000

<td 75,000 -95,000

<td 85,000 -110,000

<tr <td NT

<td 90,000 -115,000

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 80,000 -100,000

<td 95,000 -110,000

<tr <td NZ

<td 85,000 -105,000

<td 80,000 -95,000

<td 80,000 -115,000

<td 80,000 -95,000

<td 75,000 -95,000

* In WA all salaries are based on 9&5 and 2&1 rosters excluding superannuation and additional benefits.

* For all other states, salaries are based on residential positions excluding superannuation and additional benefits.

* New Zealand Salaries are represented in New Zealand Dollars.

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