RALEIGH, NC - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Sensus USA, Inc., a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities, will expand, creating 301 new jobs over five years at its Durham County location.

A release from the state says the company will invest $4 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.

“Sensus is already doing business here in North Carolina, and the company knows the highly skilled talent, supportive business climate and world-class education system found across our state,” said Cooper. “Sensus chose North Carolina for this expansion because our state has what it takes to help them succeed.”

Sensus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company committed to developing technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. With its October 2016 acquisition of Raleigh-based Sensus, Xylem expanded its portfolio to include smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities. Xylem’s Sensus business currently employs 684 people in North Carolina.

Salaries for the new positions will vary by position with an average salary of $94,927. The current average wage in Durham County is $67,537.

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