Sally works in mining in
Northeast Minnesota and
makes an annual salary of
$97,655, the average wage
in the mining industry in NE Minnesota - over 2x the average salary across all industries in the region.
John is a senior - level clean energy construction
manager in the clean energy industry and makes $69.50 per hour - an annual salary of $144,560. Wages for entry - level managers are also strong at $34.69/hour,
29% more per hour than construction managers across all other industries.
Northeast MN’s Duluth Complex holds 34% of US
copper reserves, 95% nickel, 88% cobalt and 75% US platinum group reserves, minerals critical to renewable energy and other technologies we use everyday (cell phones, computers, cars, medical equipment, etc.)