Careers in Coal
Mining is a highly skilled, high-value industry which is reflected in its wages and salaries. Between 2001 and 2010, average weekly earnings in Canada''s mining sector rose 31% to $1,445, more than double the average weekly earnings in Canada''s overall industrial sector. Salaries in the coal sector rose even higher during the same time ...Mining in Canada - Mines CanadaIn 2016, total compensation per job in the mining and quarrying industry was $115,174—nearly double the Canadian all-industry average of $59,903. Footnote 2 In 2016, the minerals sector invested $13.2 billion in new capital construction and in machinery and equipment, accounting for 6% of total non-residential capital investment in Canada.