Mining salaries set to rise
May 18th, 2018
Most mine workers can expect a pay rise at their next review, according to recruiter Hays.
The 2018-19 salary guide from Hays revealed that 79 percent of mining, resources, energy and oil & gas employers plan to give workers a salary increase to some degree.
The guide also showed that 15 percent of employers would increase salaries by between 3–6 percent, while 7 percent would raise pay packets by 6 percent or more.
This leaves 21 percent of employers that do not intend to give their workers a pay rise. This result is, however, down on the 30 percent of employers that did not plan to increase salaries a year ago.
The plans of employers do differ from the expectations of workers, with 17 percent of employees expecting to receive an increase of 6 percent or more.
Employees see a pay rise as a priority too. Around two-thirds (67 percent) responded that it is their top priority, while almost half (48 percent) will request a rise if it isn’t forthcoming. Read more…