Economic Impact

At the end of 2015, Freeport-McMoRan had more than 1,090 employees at Sierrita. Across the entire state, Sierrita was directly and indirectly responsible for approximately 3,210 jobs in 2015. Sierrita Operations produced a $250.7 million direct and indirect impact on Pima county and a $343.6 million impact on Arizona overall.

Economic impact numbers were produced by the L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona State University.

Sierrita Econ Impact on AZ 2015 Sierrita Econ Impact on Pima 2015