careersin mining

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities in the Arizona Mining Industry.

Clicking on each company logo will redirect you to their recruiting sites, where you can see what jobs are available, and apply for those positions.  Careers in mining are not only attractive exclusively by their compensation and benefits but also by the nature of work. Whether you enjoy working from an office or prefer working outside, the mining industry has the perfect career for you.

Many types of degrees offer preparation for a rewarding career in mining. The universities listed below offer degrees in engineering, geology, hydrology and other related majors. Some offer specialized programs for mining. 

 

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potentialcareer paths

GeologistExploration Careers

  • average salary

    $57K - $89K+ Annually
  • min. education

    Bachelor of Science in Geology or Geoscience, MSHA Certification, Valid Driver’s License

A Geologist will participate in approved exploration activities including geologic mapping, drill campaigns, and geochemical sampling programs and geophysical ground ...

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MetallurgistProcessing Careers

  • average salary

    $73K-$93K+ Annually
  • min. education

    Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, MSHA Certification

A metallurgical laboratory technician’s duties include bulk sample prep, screen analysis, field sample work, assisting the Environmental Department and Lab; ...

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Mining EngineerEngineering Careers

  • average salary

    $59K-$98K+ Annually
  • min. education

    Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

Prepares and inspects projects involving underground or surface mining. Is responsible for planning and design of mine to ensure maximum stability. A Mine Engineer ...

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