Amazon HQ2

Amazon won t actually bring 25K
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nd City Only half of the jobs will be in tech

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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


t for development at the city s Economic Development Corp.

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

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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