Hot Careers in Canada

Supervisors, Mining/Oil/Gas

Do you love operating heavy machinery? A career in mining, oil, and gas may be right for you.

Career Estimated Entry-Level Salary Average Annual Salary (2010-2011)
Mining Supervisors $50,000 $67,392
Oil Well Servicing Supervisors $57,000 $74,214


Working Environment

Supervisors work for coal, metal and non-metal mineral mining and quarrying companies, and for drilling and well service contractors and petroleum producing companies.

Certification and Advancement

Some senior management or supervisory positions may require a university degree or college diploma in Mining Engineering.

Career Outlook

Many opportunities will open due to retiring professionals. The mining, oil, and gas industry has expanded in the last few years because of the rise in global demand and the cost of energy products.