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Careers in
Mining, Oil, & Gas

Would you like to get a job in this industry? Think about these types of careers.

91% of all rotary drill operators, oil and gas work in mining, oil, and gas.

Most people in these careers work in mining, oil, and gas:

Where do they work?
Career name
Where do they work?
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Helpers--Extraction Workers
Where do they work?
Loading & Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Where do they work?
Rock Splitters, Quarry
Where do they work?
Roof Bolters, Mining
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Roustabouts, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Service Unit Operators, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Wellhead Pumpers
16% of all geoscientists work in mining, oil, and gas.

Some people in these careers work in mining, oil, and gas:

Where do they work?
Career name
Where do they work?
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Where do they work?
Dredge Operators
Where do they work?
Earth Drillers
Where do they work?
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
Where do they work?
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Where do they work?
Gas Plant Operators
Where do they work?
Geological Technicians
Where do they work?
Geoscientists
Where do they work?
Hydrologic Technicians
Where do they work?
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Where do they work?
Petroleum Engineers
Where do they work?
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Pump Operators