SoloPower Portland jobs to pay an average of $51,000

SoloPower Portland jobs to pay an average of $51,000

Manufacturing jobs at Portland's new SoloPower plant will pay an average of $51,000.

Portland Mayor Sam Adams disclosed the figure during remarks preceding a ribbon-cutting at the plant, which has started making flexible lightweight solar panels designed for big-box rooftops.

A SoloPower spokeswoman confirmed the $51,000 figure, saying it would apply once the $340 million factory reaches full production by early 2015 with 450 workers. The California company had previously declined to disclose salary levels.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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