Mining creating thousands of jobs in Nevada

Posted on March 09, 2012 by Minerals Make Life

An informal survey developed by the Nevada Mining Association showed the industry is creating between 1,200 and 1,500 new jobs across the state, with the average mining pay at $83,000 a year. In an interview with the Elko Daily Free Press, Nevada Mining Association President Tim Crowley noted, “It's a great thing. I think there is a genuine appreciation for putting people to work.”

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