Work in the Pilbara

In the last decade, the Pilbara has been the powerhouse of economic growth for Western Australia and the nation.

The Pilbara contributes 15 per cent of WA’s total economic output and almost a quarter of state revenue through royalties.  Growth is set to continue with $125 billion worth of projects under consideration, committed or under construction in the region. This investment pipeline is forecast to create more than 40,000 new jobs during construction and 12,000 ongoing operational roles.  

There are an estimated 59,782 people currently employed in Pilbara region. The labour market in the Pilbara region has been one of the strongest in the country, with sustained low levels of unemployment over the past two decades. The average unemployment rate was just 1.8% in September 2022.

For information on Government Jobs in the Pilbara visit Jobs WA