How much do diamond miners earn in South Africa?
According to the SA Chamber of Mines’ data, the mining sector directly employs 464,667 workers, who earn a total of R126 billion – averaging out to R271,100 per worker.
How much miners earn.
|Total employed||18 227|
|Total paid||R5.2 billion|
|Average annual||R285 290|
|Average monthly||R23 775|
How much money does Africa make from diamonds?
An Economic Boon
As of 2020, the diamond industry contributes over $8 billion to the African economy, making Africa the world’s top producer of diamonds.
How do I become a miner?
You can become a miner with the following steps:
- Complete education. A minimum of a high school diploma is often a requirement to become a miner. …
- Sign up for an apprenticeship. …
- Study and apply for licensure. …
- Apply for mining positions.
What does a miner earn?
Operators / technicians / miners – $150,000 to $165,000
The annual salaries of technicians, electricians and fitters range between $50,000 and $150,000. Underground miners earn more than $150,000 per year, much higher than that earned by surface miners whose annual salary ranges between $50,000 and $85,000.