Salaries of mining workers in Ghana 2022/2023, Check now
Mining is considered one of the key contributors to Ghana’s economy. It accounts greatly as high as 48.8% of GDP.
Reports have it that “Ghana is Africa’s largest gold producer; it overtook South Africa in 2019 with 4.8 million ounces in output.”
“Gold is the most commercially exploited mineral in Ghana, accounting for about 95% of the country’s mineral revenue. Other commercially exploited minerals in Ghana are manganese, bauxite, and diamonds.”
How much do mining engineers earn in Ghana?
Averagely, mining engineers in Ghana earn a salary between GH¢2,140.00 and GH¢6,470.00 monthly.
The stated salary includes their housing, transport, art, and other work-related benefits which they are obliged to receive.
The majority of the mining population is located in the quarries. Miners and quarriers are paid monthly between GH¢534.00 and GH¢2,761.00 as of 2022.
Such groups of workers see an increment in salary after years of service (like 5 years and above).
SECTORS IN MINING
There are three (3) sub-sectors in the mining sector of Ghana.
In the sub-sectors listed above, other specialized fields are highly noted which are:
- Legal and financial services.
- Government services
- Federal/provincial/territorial regulatory functions.