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Microsoft keeps building in N Carolina with 500 more jobs

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+  Microsoft Corp. plans to further expand its North Carolina workforce with 500 new jobs in the Raleigh-Durham area announced on Tuesday, less than two months after the software and cloud-computing giant unveiled additional positions for Charlotte.

+  These new jobs, which would be created through 2023, predominantly will go to software engineers and developers, according to details from the state Commerce Department. A Cooper news release said average pay could exceed $125,000, or more than double the average wage in Wake County, where the jobs will be located.

+  Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft said in late October that it would create 430 jobs in Charlotte as it builds out its engineering and quantum computing businesses. Seventy percent of Microsoft’s current 1,950 employees in North Carolina work in Mecklenburg County, which includes Charlotte.

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