Belmont’s Piedmont Lithium paying the big bucks

Piedmont Lithium, based in Belmont, had the highest median pay for employees of any company in the Charlotte Metro region. The median pay is $206,411, according to a recent survey. CEO Keith Phillips is reportedly paid $3.8 million.

The company is gearing up to begin mining operations overseas. They are also working to obtain  permits and approvals for their project here in Gaston county.