CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Vacuum manufacturer Electrolux North America will create 200 jobs in Charlotte over the next four years by consolidating positions from across the United States.
Gov. Beverly Perdue announced the move, saying the company will spend $14 million in the expansion. The company moved its headquarters to Charlotte more than a year ago.
The average salary in at the Charlotte headquarters will be $90,000 a year, not including benefits. That's nearly $40,000 more than Mecklenburg County's average wage.
Perdue says state incentives include a $325,000 grant from the One North Carolina fund for job creation and investment, and up to $7 million based on the amount of personal income taxes generated by the Electrolux jobs over the next 12 years.
Electrolux has 8,000 U.S. employees, including about 1,000 in North Carolina.