Economic Impact

Economic Impact

Hecla Greens Creek is one of the most important drivers of Juneau’s economy – from direct wages and taxes to the millions of goods and services we purchase from local businesses. In one way or another, the money generated at Hecla Greens Creek radiates throughout the Juneau economy – and into the entire state economy.

We are Juneau’s largest private employer, providing approximately 430 direct jobs and another 975 additional, indirect jobs statewide.

The mine spends roughly $58.4 million annually on goods and services with Juneau-area businesses and pays approximately $2.6 million in property and sales taxes to the City and Borough of Juneau.

Hecla Greens Creek by the Numbers