Wage and Employment Patterns in the Mining Sector
2017-2-6 · to the structure of the mining industry and account for one-quarter of mining employment. One of them, roustabouts— found mainly in the oil and gas extraction industry—is the largest occupation in the mining sector. These workers, who assemble or repair oil field equipment, number 29,170 inEmployment and wages in mining industries : The …2018-10-3 · Employees in private mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industries earned, on average, $103,000 in 2016 and $102,000 in 2017. Average earnings in oil and gas extraction have been higher than earnings in the other mining industries. Workers in oil and gas extraction earned nearly $166,000, on average, in 2017, up from $162,000 in 2016.