24 April 2015

Trends and Quick Facts - Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers

- Number of Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers employed in Australia: 57,800
- Percentage working full-time: 99.3%
- Average weekly earnings (before tax): $2,071
- Unemployment rate: Average
- Future employment growth for the next 5 years: Decline
- Level of job openings predicted for the next 5 years: Average
- 89.3% of Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers are employed in the Mining Industry

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Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers assemble, position and operate drilling rigs and mining plant, and detonate explosives to extract materials from the earth and demolish structures.

Reference: all information sourced from Job Outlook, Department of Employment