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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Average Salaries in Fiji 2023

How much money does a person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining make in Fiji?

Average Monthly Salary
4,330 FJD
( 52,000 FJD yearly)


A person working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Fiji typically earns around 4,330 FJD per month. Salaries range from 1,570 FJD (lowest average) to 10,000 FJD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager4,150 FJD
Associate Analyst4,710 FJD
Associate Landman1,980 FJD
Auxiliary Equipment Operator1,700 FJD
Biomass Plant Technician2,070 FJD
Biomass Power Plant Manager5,770 FJD
Chemical Plant Operator3,420 FJD
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer4,540 FJD
Completions Engineer4,190 FJD
Cost Controller3,200 FJD
Crude Oil Marketing Representative4,820 FJD
Dispatcher1,870 FJD
Distribution Manager6,080 FJD
Dragline Operator2,100 FJD
Driller Offsider1,590 FJD
Dump Truck Driver1,680 FJD
Electric and Gas Operations Manager10,100 FJD
Energy Advisor6,460 FJD
Energy Analyst6,300 FJD
Energy Auditor5,400 FJD
Energy Dispatch Director7,400 FJD
Energy Technical Assistant2,780 FJD
Energy Technical Manager5,280 FJD
Energy Technical Trainer3,640 FJD
Exploration Manager7,300 FJD
Field Safety Auditor4,950 FJD
Fluids Engineer4,230 FJD
Fuel Cell Engineer4,500 FJD
Fuel Cell Technician2,090 FJD
Fuels Handler2,090 FJD
Gas Compressor Operator1,880 FJD
Gas Distribution Plant Operator3,380 FJD
Gas Supply Manager6,630 FJD
Geologist7,620 FJD
Geophysicist7,700 FJD
Geothermal Production Manager7,570 FJD
Geothermal Technician3,020 FJD
HSE Engineer4,330 FJD
HSE Officer2,560 FJD
HSEQ Administrator2,980 FJD
Inspector3,950 FJD
Instructor3,440 FJD
Instrument Designer3,380 FJD
Lead Technical Field Advisor5,680 FJD
Logistics and Tool Coordinator3,700 FJD
Maintenance Engineer4,380 FJD
Maintenance Superintendent3,700 FJD
Material Controller2,860 FJD
Mine Engineer3,980 FJD
Mine Surveyor4,890 FJD
Mining Project Administrator3,650 FJD
Mining Project Assistant2,960 FJD
Mining Project Controls Consultant4,540 FJD
Mining Project Coordinator3,730 FJD
Mining Project Engineer4,030 FJD
Mining Project Manager5,430 FJD
Mining Site Manager5,430 FJD
Mining Team Leader4,490 FJD
NDT Technician2,690 FJD
Oil Service Unit Operator2,240 FJD
Oil Trader5,660 FJD
Oilwell Pumper1,660 FJD
Petroleum Engineer 4,760 FJD
Petroleum Geologist7,750 FJD
Petroleum Pump System Operator2,380 FJD
Pipeline Technician1,610 FJD
Power Coordinator2,740 FJD
Power Plant Operations Manager7,980 FJD
Power Plant Operator3,420 FJD
Radio Operator1,910 FJD
Reliability Engineer4,280 FJD
Reservoir Engineer4,150 FJD
Risk Analyst5,260 FJD
Roughneck4,330 FJD
Scaffolder2,850 FJD
Shutdown Engineer3,560 FJD
Solar Energy Installation Manager6,260 FJD
Solar Energy Systems Engineer4,280 FJD
Solar Photovoltaic Installer2,910 FJD
Solar Thermal Technician2,690 FJD
Supply Operations Manager6,760 FJD
Sustainability Specialist6,980 FJD
System Development Advisor4,770 FJD
Tanker Truck Driver1,610 FJD
Utility Operator2,370 FJD
Wind Energy Project Manager5,680 FJD

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Fiji

Median and salary distribution Fiji Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
5,150 FJD or more
10% of people earn
4,270 to 5,150 FJD
20% of people earn
2,340 FJD or less
65% of people earn
2,340 to 4,270 FJD
Minimum Salary
1,570 FJD
4,070 FJD
10,000 FJD

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Fiji range from 1,570 FJD per month (starting average salary) to 10,000 FJD per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 4,070 FJD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 4,070 FJD while the other half are earning more than 4,070 FJD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 3,130 FJD while 75% of them are earning more than 3,130 FJD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining are earning less than 5,090 FJD while 25% are earning more than 5,090 FJD.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 2,340 FJD to 4,270 FJD. Approximatly 20% fall under the 2,340 FJD cap. Ten percent of wages are from 4,270 FJD to 5,150 FJD. Only 5% of people grossed 5,150 FJD or more.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Fiji costs anywhere from 24,000 Fiji Dollar(s) to 72,100 Fiji Dollar(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining

Salary comparison by gender Fiji Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Fiji who work in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining earn 11% more than their female counterparts on average.

4,550 FJD
4,110 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Fiji for all Careers

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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Fiji

How much are annual salary increments in Fiji for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining professionals in Fiji are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 26 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Fiji Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Fiji / All Professions

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Fiji is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Fiji for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Bonus and Incentive Rates in Fiji

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Fiji Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining
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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

61% of surveyed staff in Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 39% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Salary Forecast and Trend in Fiji

How do Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
3,740 FJD
Average Salary 2020+4%
3,880 FJD
Average Salary 2021+4%
4,030 FJD
Average Salary 2022+4%
4,180 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries in Fiji are rising in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 4% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining Hourly Average Wage in Fiji

25 FJD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Fiji is 25 FJD. This means that the average person in Fiji earns approximately 25 FJD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

This minimum pay rate per hour for a person in Fiji is 9 FJD. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining VS Other Jobs

4,330 FJD
4,810 FJD
Average Salary
Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining
Average Salary
All Jobs

The average salary for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining is 10% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison Between Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly Fiji
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Suva4,620 FJD

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Fiji earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
4,280 FJD
Public Sector+25%
5,340 FJD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Fiji?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 4,070 FJD and 5,090 FJD. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining in Fiji is ranges from 3,130 FJD to 5,090 FJD. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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