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By Curt Freeman
For Mining News 

Mining makes mark across Alaska in 2011

Industry delivers more than US$1B in payroll, exploration and construction spending as value of minerals output jumps 16 percent

 

Last updated 2/26/2012 at Noon



There are some new statistics just out from the Alaska Miners Association that I thought you might like to see. For 2011, the Alaska mining industry accounted for 4,500 direct jobs and 9,000 indirect jobs. The industry paid US$620 million in payroll with the average salary totaling US$100,000 per year, which is double the statewide average for all sectors. The industry paid US$148 million in re...



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