Civil Engineers play a crucial role in mining, as they are extensively involved in the design and building of the infrastructure for the mines, including the entire civil infrastructure and the processing facilities etc.
In mining, civil engineers will perform engineering duties very specific to mining operations where they will be involved in planning, designing and overseeing the construction and maintenance of various structures for both open-pit and underground mines.
Salaries for engineers across the board in mining in Canada are good, and those considering a career in civil engineering in mining, can expect to earn highly competitive salaries.
According to the latest results of our salary survey, Civil Engineers in mining in Canada in 2018 with less than 5 years’ experience, are earning on the 25%ile $59,000 with a median of $77,500 and on the 75%ile $93,000.
Civil Engineers in mining in Canada, with 6 – 10 years’ experience are earning on the 25%ile $80,000, a median of $103,000 and on the 75%ile $111,500.
Civil Engineers in mining in Canada with more than 10 years’ experience are earning on the 25%ile $102,250, a median of $114,500 and on the 75%ile $138,000.
Please keep in mind that these salaries are all in Canadian dollar, also that salaries can vary tremendously from region to region, as well as from company to company, and that there are many factors that can affect salaries in mining.