CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles announced Tuesday that Credit Karma will expand its North Carolina presence with a new tech center that will be the company's new U.S. East Coast hub.
Cooper said as part of the expansion, Credit Karma will invest more than $13 million and provide 600 new high-paying jobs in Charlotte. Those new jobs will pay an average of $156,000 per year, Cooper said.
"Over the next 12 years, analysts predict this project will lift North Carolina's overall economy by more than $2.6 billion," Cooper said. "These now jobs will be good ones.
"We all know about the quality of life, the transportation, the great communities we have, and I think the team at Credit Karma knows the biggest selling point we have is our highly skilled, well-trained, well-educated people who are in our workforce."
Ashley Fahey, a reporter for the Charlotte Business Journal, first tweeted the news about Credit Karma's expansion in the Charlotte area.
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