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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:

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

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

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