Amazon to Create 500 jobs in Fayetteville
Amazon plans to build a 1.3 million square foot fulfillment facility in the Military Business Park in Fayetteville and will create more than 500 full-time jobs and hundreds of other part-time roles. The full-time positions will pay $15.00 per hour with an average annual salary of $33,000. The average wage for Cumberland County is $31,300.
The new facility is expected to open in 2023 and will be located on 94 acres of land. The facility will receive products and process them through the company’s fulfillment network, readying the products for shipping and delivery to customers.
“Amazon is excited to expand operations in Cumberland County, North Carolina, investing in a new fulfilment center in Fayetteville,” said Nikki Forman, an Amazon spokesperson. “We are committed to providing efficient delivery for customers and creating hundreds of jobs for the talented workforce in the area.”