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3 of 6 top Idaho executives took pay cuts in 2015

Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho – Five of the top executives at the six Idaho companies that trade on major stock exchanges took home multimillion-dollar compensation packages in their companies’ latest fiscal years.

The Idaho Statesman reported three of the six just had pay cuts but their income still dwarfs the average Idaho salary of $38,792, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Micron’s Mark Durcan made $9.4 million after a pay cut. Phillips S. Baker, Jr. of Hecla Mining made $4.12 million. U.S. Ecology’s Jeff Feeler made $1.4 million after a major cut in salary.

The average annual wage for chief executives in the Boise area was $133,688 last year.

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