Manufacturing expansion in Elizabeth City adds 75 jobs

Aug 6, 2019

RALEIGH – The Governor’s Office has announced a manufacturer will expand its operation in Pasquotank County, creating 75 jobs. Telephonics Corporation designs and manufactures radar and communications systems for the military and aviation industry. The company is currently operating at the Elizabeth City Regional Airport. It will expand into a new facility also in Elizabeth City, investing $5.5 million. Wages will vary by position, but the average wage will be nearly $65,000, well above Pasquotank’s average annual wage of nearly $35,000. Telephonics will be eligible for a One North Carolina Fund grant of $250,000 if they meet job creation and investment targets.