Workers at Corning Optical Communications’ new Charlotte HQ to average $91,000 salaries

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Corning Optical Communications will build its new $38 million headquarters near the Northlake Mall off 485, at the intersection of Brookshire Boulevard and Mount Holly-Huntersville Road.

Corning Optical Communications is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide. Company offers end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers’ telecommunications networks.

In a final vote last night, Mecklenburg county commissioners approved an incentives package for the company worth $748,303, including property tax rebates. That’s part of a state and local package of incentives that could be worth up to $2.35 million, according to state officials.

The new headquarters will move about 400 jobs to Charlotte from the current headquarters in Hickory, and the company promised the state that they will also add 150 new jobs in Mecklenburg County.

All 650 workers will earn an average salary of nearly $91,000, according to the Mecklenburg County Commission. Check for Corning jobs here.

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