Workforce

Total workforce1
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Employees 13,425 13,027 10,804 12,569 12,442
Contractors 14,629 13,749 9,312 12,111 11,765
Total 28,054 26,776 20,116 24,680 24,207
1 Employee and contractor numbers for 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, employee and contractor figures include all personnel.
Employees by region
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Africa 2,003 1,998 1,954 1,953 2,043
Australia1 5,549 5,380 2,683 2,895 2,824
North America2 3,777 3,743 4,438 4,838 4,762
South America 2,096 1,906 1,729 2,883 2,813
Total 13,425 13,027 10,804 12,569 12,442
1 The Australia region was once the Asia Pacific region and included the Waihi operation in New Zealand, which was divested in 2015, and the Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia, which was divested in 2016. This table includes Batu Hijau operations in 2014 and 2015 and the Waihi operation in 2014. Employees associated with reclamation in Indonesia are included in Australia’s employee data in 2017 and 2018, a total of 10 and 2 employees, respectively.
2 Two employees located in France are reported in the North America data for consolidated reporting purposes.
Contractors by region
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Africa 3,893 3,130 2,022 3,261 3,469
Australia1 4,192 4,871 2,038 1,541 1,539
North America 1,861 1,422 1,556 2,237 1,580
South America 4,683 4,326 3,696 5,072 5,177
Total 14,629 13,749 9,312 12,111 11,765
1 The Australia region was once the Asia Pacific region and included the Waihi operation in New Zealand, which was divested in 2015, and the Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia, which was divested in 2016. This table includes Batu Hijau operations in 2014 and 2015 and the Waihi operation in 2014.

Employees by Type, Region, Gender and Category

2018 Employees by type
Full-time 99.2%
Part-time 0.8%
2018 Employees by country and gender
Female Male Total2
Australia 633 2,189 2,822
Ghana 203 1,826 2,029
Peru 119 1,358 1,477
Suriname 195 1,066 1,261
United States 796 3,984 4,780
Other1 5 30 35
Total2 1,951 10,453 12,404
1 Other represents employees from reclamation sites, exploration sites, legacy sites and other offices.
2 Total excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable.
2018 Workforce composition
Expat Local National
Employees 168 2,345 9,929
Contractors1 164 4,906 2,866
1 Contractors include those sites that track personnel data by local and national categories and, when combined, equal an amount less than our total number of contractors.
2018 Local and national employee representation
Expat % of total employees Local % of total employees National % of total employees Total Total %
Senior management 19 0.2% 0 0.0% 140 1.1% 159 1.3%
Management 84 0.7% 117 0.9% 1,408 11.3% 1,609 12.9%
Non-management 65 0.5% 319 2.6% 2,506 20.1% 2,890 23.2%
Hourly/non-exempt 0 0.0% 1,909 15.3% 5,875 47.2% 7,784 62.6%
Total 168 1.4% 2,345 18.8% 9,929 79.8% 12,442 100%
2018 Employees by category
Female Male Total1
Senior management 31 128 159
Management 235 1,374 1,609
Non-management 714 2,176 2,890
Hourly/non-exempt 971 6,775 7,746
Total1 1,951 10,453 12,404
1 Total excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable.
Percentage of our workforce represented by union or workplace agreement
Country 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia 10% 12% 41% 38% 24%
Ghana1 100% 100% 100% 100% 98%
Peru 26% 28% 28% 29% 34%
Suriname NA NA NA 0% 45%
United States 39% 40% 35% 32% 31%
Total 56% 49% 51% 40% 42%
Note: As of December 31, 2018, various unions represented approximately 34 percent of our employee workforce worldwide.
1 International employees not represented by a union or collective bargaining agreement constitute 2 percent of our total workforce in Ghana.
Female representation
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Board of Directors 33% 30% 30.0% 41.7% 41.7%
Executive leadership team 33% 33% 33.3% 33.3% 25.0%
Female representation by employee category
Senior management 16% 15% 16.3% 17.4% 19.5%
Management 9% 9% 12.2% 13.6% 14.6%
Non-management 24% 23% 25.3% 25.0% 24.7%
Hourly/non-exempt 5% 8% 11.8% 11.5% 12.5%
Total employees 11% 11% 14.8% 15.4% 15.7%
Note: Beginning in 2016, we began reporting female representation to the tenth of a percent to better track our progress against our targets. Female representation includes all employees. Public targets discussed elsewhere in this report do not include fixed term positions such as internships and those with a contract that ends on a specific date.
2018 Employee representation by age and category
<30 % of total employees 30–50 % of total employees 51+ % of total employees Total1 Total %
Senior management 0 0% 77 <1% 82 <1% 159 1%
Management 28 <1% 1,121 9% 460 4% 1,609 13%
Non-management 434 3% 1,929 16% 527 4% 2,890 23%
Hourly/non-exempt 1,282 10% 4,672 38% 1,792 14% 7,746 62%
Total1 1,744 14% 7,799 63% 2,861 23% 12,404 100%
1 Total excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable.

Salary Ratios

2018 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 31 $276,775 128 $286,639 1.0
Management 235 $100,865 1,374 $95,968 1.1
Non-management 714 $68,625 2,176 $78,673 0.9
Hourly/non-exempt 971 $50,429 6,775 $48,291 1.0
1 Table excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable.
2018 Ratio of average female salary to average male salary by region1,2
Number of female employees Average female
salary
Number of male
employees
Average male
salary
Ratio female/male
average salary
Australia 633 $73,335 2,189 $92,881 0.8
Ghana 203 $26,312 1,826 $23,508 1.1
Peru 119 $43,249 1,358 $37,772 1.1
Suriname 195 $13,132 1,066 $16,626 0.8
United States 796 $88,504 3,984 $87,379 1.0
1 Average salaries included for all countries with active operations.
2 Table represents average of all salaries, regardless of level of position; excludes personnel from exploration sites, legacy sites and other offices outside of the countries of significant operations.
2018 Average salary compared to minimum wage by country1
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 $73,335 $92,881 $29,456 249% 315%
Ghana $26,312 $23,508 $523 5,035% 4,498%
Peru $43,249 $37,772 $4,244 1,019% 890%
Suriname $13,132 $16,626 $2,330 564% 714%
United States $88,504 $87,379 $15,080 587% 579%
1 Average salaries included for all countries with active operations.

Turnover

2018 Turnover by country1
Employee initiated Company initiated Total
Australia 13.0% 5.6% 18.6%
Ghana 0.8% 2.4% 3.2%
Peru 0.6% 7.0% 7.6%
Suriname 3.4% 4.3% 7.7%
United States 7.3% 3.4% 10.7%
1 Attrition rates displayed for countries with active operations.
2018 Total turnover by age group
Age Total turnover Turnover rate
<30 203 14.5%
30 to 50 668 9.2%
51+ 386 13.6%
Historic turnover rates
Employee initiated Company initiated Total
2018 6.6% 4.4% 10.9%
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%
Historic turnover (company- and employee-initiated) by gender
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Males
Company-initiated 939 537 399 362 399
Employee-initiated 451 340 417 563 585
Total 1,390 877 816 925 984
Company-initiated rate 8% 5% 4% 4% 4%
Employee-initiated rate 4% 3% 5% 6% 6%
Total rate 11% 8% 9% 10% 10%
Females
Company-initiated 128 104 62 53 104
Employee-initiated 83 72 108 140 169
Total 211 176 170 193 273
Company-initiated rate 9% 8% 4% 3% 6%
Employee-initiated rate 6% 5% 8% 9% 10%
Total rate 14% 13% 12% 12% 16%

Hiring

2018 New hires1
Total new hires Percent of total employee population
By country
Australia 442 4%
Canada 2 <1%
Chile 1 <1%
French Guiana 25 <1%
Ghana 280 2%
Peru 52 <1%
Suriname 160 1%
United States 445 4%
Total 1,407 11%
By gender
Female 360 3%
Male 1,022 8%
Total2 1,382 11%
By age group
<30 548 4%
30 to 50 693 6%
51+ 141 1%
Total3 1,382 11%
1 Countries without any new hires in 2018 are not included in this table.
2 Total by gender excludes 25 new hires whose gender is unavailable.
3 Total by age group excludes 25 new hires whose age groups are not available.
2018 Summary of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
Total number of employees1 Number participating in performance review % participating in formal development review process
12,442 11,016 89%
1 Total excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable. Non-senior management comprises management, non-management and hourly/non-exempt employees.
2018 Number and percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews by gender and category1
Number of employees Number receiving reviews % receiving reviews
Females
Senior management 31 29 94%
Non-senior management 1,920 1,668 87%
Total 1,951 1,697 87%
Males
Senior management 128 128 100%
Non-senior management 10,325 9,191 89%
Total 10,453 9,319 89%
1 Total excludes 38 employees where gender is unavailable. Non-senior management comprises management, non-management and hourly/non-exempt employees.

Training

Training and development investment
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total ($ million) $9.0 $10.0 $7.9 $7.9 $8.0
Total (hours) 961,449 869,225 671,242 828,126 808,780
Average hours of training per year, per employee by employee category
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Senior management 23 22 20 14 23
Management 91 81 83 68 85
Non-management/technical professional 76 34 67 66 70
Hourly 68 74 57 62 60
2018 Average hours of training per employee by employee category and gender
Female Male
Senior management 25 22
Management 84 85
Non-management/technical professional 53 75
Hourly 60 60