2016 Census (Full-time full-year median employment income)
N/A - Data not available
Source: 2018 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 320
Mining engineers perform some or all of the following duties:
Work in this occupation is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office or school.
Source: 2016 Census
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Engineers often work in a multidisciplinary environment and acquire knowledge and skills through work experience that may allow them to practise in associated areas of science, engineering, sales, marketing or management.
Mining engineers also work closely with geologists, geological engineers, metallurgical engineers, and other engineers and scientists, and mobility is possible between some fields of specialization.
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