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Average Mining Engineer’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Mining Engineers.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 2143.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: mining engineer, mineral engineer and mine safety engineer.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average wages are earned in Alberta at $53.08 per hour and the lowest average wages are earned in Ontario at $46.98 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $85,000 – $110,000.
Employment prospects for mining engineers are fair in Canada. Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be in surplus for the near future.
Average Hourly Wages for Mining Engineers in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||–||53.51||–||2017|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||–||53.51||–||2017|
|Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia||–||–||–||–|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||–||–||–||–|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick||–||–||–||–|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||–||–||–||–|
|Toronto – Ontario||–||–||–||–|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario(1)||28.19||46.98||82.00||2016|
|Ottawa – Ontario(1)||28.19||46.98||82.00||2016|
|Northeast Region – Ontario||28.19||46.98||82.00||2016|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec(1)||–||–||–||–|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||25.00||53.08||72.12||2016|
The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for professional occupations in natural and applied sciences, which includes mining engineers, is $40.85. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,538, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $80,000.
There are over 20,000 mining, geological and petroleum engineers working in Canada.