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Workforce

Total workforce*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Employees

15,069

13,425

13,027

10,804

12,569

Contractors

16,953

14,629

13,749

9,312

12,111

Total

32,022

28,054

26,776

20,116

24,680

* Employee and contractor numbers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 include personnel from operating sites only, and also include personnel from divested assets up until the year the asset was divested. Beginning in 2017 and going forward, employee and contractor figures include all personnel.
Employees by region*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Africa

2,470

2,003

1,998

1,954

1,953

Australia1

5,925

5,549

5,380

2,683

2,895

North America2

4,282

3,777

3,743

4,438

4,838

South America

2,392

2,096

1,906

1,729

2,883

Total

15,069

13,425

13,027

10,804

12,569

* Employee and contractor numbers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 include personnel from operating sites only, and also include personnel from divested assets up until the year the asset was divested. Beginning in 2017 and going forward, employee and contractor figures include all personnel. Part-time employees constitute 0.4 percent of our total workforce.
1 The Australia region was once the Asia Pacific region and included the Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia, which was divested in 2016, and the Waihi operation in New Zealand, which was sold in 2015. Data for 2012, 2013 and 2014 include both the Batu Hijau and Waihi operations; 2015 figures also include Batu Hijau. The 2017 employee figure includes 10 employees associated with Indonesia site reclamation.
2 Two employees located in France are reported under the North America Region for consolidated reporting purposes.
Contractors by region*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Africa

3,884

3,893

3,130

2,022

3,261

Australia1

6,150

4,192

4,871

2,038

1,541

North America

1,833

1,861

1,422

1,556

2,237

South America

5,086

4,683

4,326

3,696

5,072

Total

16,953

14,629

13,749

9,312

12,111

* Employee and contractor numbers for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 include personnel from operating sites only, and also include personnel from divested assets up until the year the asset was divested. Beginning in 2017 and going forward, employee and contractor figures include all personnel.
1 The Australia region was once the Asia Pacific region and included the Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia, which was divested in 2016, and the Waihi operation in New Zealand, which was sold in 2015. Data for 2013, 2014 include both the Batu Hijau and Waihi operations; 2015 figures also include Batu Hijau.
Female representation*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Board of Directors

30%

33%

30%

30.0%

41.7%

Executive leadership team

33%

33%

33%

33.3%

33.3%

Female representation by employee category*

Senior management#

12%

16%

15%

16.3%

17.4%

Management

9%

9%

9%

12.2%

13.6%

Non-management

23%

24%

23%

25.3%

25.0%

Hourly/non-exempt

7%

5%

8%

11.8%

11.5%

Total employees

11%

11%

11%

14.8%

15.4%

* Representation includes those in fixed-term positions such as internships and those with a contract that ends on a specific date.
# Senior management is defined as those employees at grade levels that are generally senior director level and above.
Note: Beginning in 2016, we began reporting female representation to the tenth of a percent to better track our progress against our targets.
2017 Employee representation by age and category
<30 % of total employees 30–50 % of total employees 51+ % of total employees Total Total %

Senior management*

0

0%

70

1%

79

1%

149

1%

Management

35

<1%

1,123

9%

424

3%

1,582

13%

Non-management

503

4%

2,189

17%

655

5%

3,347

27%

Hourly/non-exempt

1,261

10%

4,530

36%

1,700

14%

7,491

60%

Total

1,799

14%

7,912

63%

2,858

23%

12,569

100%

* Senior management is defined as those employees at grade levels that are generally senior director level and above.

Salary Ratios

2017 Ratio of average female salary to average male salary by category1
Number of female employees Average female
salary
Number of male
employees
Average male
salary
Ratio female/male
average salary

Senior management*

26

$284,070

123

$287,362

1.0

Management

215

$102,054

1,365

$99,632

1.0

Non-management

838

$73,657

2,508

$84,200

0.9

Hourly/non-exempt

858

$51,130

6,622

$48,403

1.1

1 The table excludes unavailable gender data for 14 employees.
* Senior management is defined as those employees at grade levels that are generally senior director level and above.
2017 Ratio of average female salary to average male salary by country*
Number of female employees Average female
salary
Number of male
employees
Average male
salary
Ratio female/male
average salary

Australia

654

$88,024

2,230

$109,783

0.8

Ghana

182

$24,318

1,757

$23,313

1.0

Peru

135

$45,123

1,502

$38,061

1.2

Suriname

191

$12,816

1,049

$18,492

0.7

U.S.

769

$83,423

4,056

$83,604

1.0

* Table represents average of all salaries, regardless of level of position, but it does not include the average salary for personnel from exploration sites, legacy sites and other offices outside of the countries of significant operations. For an additional compensation comparison disclosure, please see p. 99 of our 2018 Proxy.
2017 Average salary compared to minimum wage by country
Country Female average
salary
Male average
salary
Minimum wage
value/year
Ratio of average Newmont
salaries for females
to local minimum wage
Ratio of average Newmont
salaries for males
to local minimum wage

Australia

$88,024

$109,783

$27,112

325%

405%

Ghana

$24,318

$23,313

$730

3,331%

3,194%

Peru

$45,123

$38,061

$3,606

1,251%

1,055%

Suriname

$12,816

$18,492

$1,729

741%

1,070%

U.S.

$83,423

$83,604

$15,080

553%

554%

Turnover

2017 Turnover by country
Employee-initiated Company-initiated Total

Australia

10.4%

3.7%

14.1%

Ghana

1.3%

1.2%

2.5%

Peru

0.5%

5.6%

6.1%

Suriname

4.6%

7.1%

11.8%

U.S.

8.1%

3.9%

12.0%

2017 Total turnover by age group
Age Total turnover Turnover rate

<30

214

12.5%

30–50

588

8.6%

51+

316

11.8%

Historic turnover rates
Employee-initiated Company-initiated Total

2017

6.3%

3.7%

10.1%

2016

5.0%

4.4%

9.4%

2015

3.2%

5.0%

8.2%

2014

3.9%

7.7%

11.6%

2013

6.8%

8.5%

15.3%

Historic turnover rates by gender
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Males

Company-initiated

1,069

939

537

399

362

Employee-initiated

902

451

340

417

563

Total

1,971

1,390

877

816

925

Company-initiated rate

8%

8%

5%

4%

4%

Employee-initiated rate

6%

4%

3%

5%

6%

Total rate

14%

11%

8%

9%

10%

Females

Company-initiated

276

128

104

62

53

Employee-initiated

169

83

72

108

140

Total

445

211

176

170

193

Company-initiated rate

16%

9%

8%

4%

3%

Employee-initiated rate

10%

6%

5%

8%

9%

Total rate

25%

14%

13%

12%

12%

Training

Training and development investment
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Total ($ million)

$13.4

$9.0

$10.0

$7.9

$7.9

Total (hours)

1,080,603

961,449

869,225

671,242

828,126

Average hours of training per year, per employee by employee category*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Senior management1

15

23

22

20

14

Management

85

91

81

83

68

Non-management/technical professional

74

76

34

67

66

Hourly

69

68

74

57

62

* Average training hour figures exclude our newer Merian operation. Future reports will incorporate Merian’s training data by employee category.
1 Senior management is defined as those employees at grade levels that are generally senior director level and above.
2017 Average hours of training per employee by employee category and gender*
Female Male

Senior management1

9

15

Management

80

66

Non-management/technical professional

48

73

Hourly

71

61

* Average training hour figures exclude our newer Merian operation. Future reports will incorporate Merian training hours by gender and by employee category.
1 Senior management is defined as those employees at grade levels that are generally senior director level and above.