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It turns out Amazon won t be bringing 25,000 tech jobs to its new headquarters in Long Island City after all.

Only half of the new jobs — 12,500 — will be tech-related, the Wall Street Journal reported. City officials said on Tuesday that the other half of the jobs will be administrative, HR, custodial and other roles.

“The tech industry has a full spectrum, and this HQ would include everyone from the C-suite to administrative to custodial to coders and the like,” said Nate Bliss, the senior vice pres新上海贵族宝贝论坛

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Last week, Amazon announced that it will open two new headquarters in Long Island City and Crystal City in Virginia. In exchange for $3 billion in city and sta上海千花网论坛

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te tax incentives and grants, Amazon guaranteed the creation of at least 25,000 jobs. At the time of the announcement, Amazon noted that the average salary of the workers would be $150,000, but the company didn t provide details on the nature of the jobs.

Virginia officials also said they expect the same jobs breakdown for Crystal City, according to the Journal. [WSJ] Kathryn Brenzel

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