By Curt Freeman
For Mining News 

Mining pay ranks No. 2 after oil and gas

New industry statistics reflect importance of sector's contribution to Alaska, local governments and Native corporations in 2008


Last updated 3/29/2009 at Noon

There are some new stats out from the State of Alaska that I thought you might like to see.

For 2008, the Alaska mining industry accounted for 3,500 direct jobs and 5,500 indirect jobs.

The industry doled out US$350 million in payroll with the average salary totaling US$82,600 per year, which is 90 percent higher than the statewide average for all sectors.

Mining salaries were higher than...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 09/16/2020 00:38