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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 Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
Mine Shuttle Car Operators
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, & Mining
Wellhead Pumpers
22% of all geoscientists work in mining, oil, and gas.

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

Career name
Career name
Biofuels Processing Technicians
Biomass Plant Technicians
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Dredge Operators
Bright Outlook
Earth Drillers
Bright Outlook
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators
Gas Plant Operators
Bright Outlook
Geological Sample Test Technicians
Bright Outlook
Geophysical Data Technicians
Hoist & Winch Operators
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Petroleum Engineers
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Bright Outlook
Pump Operators