Labor Market Information

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This page provides a quick glimpse of the Pinellas County and Tampa Bay area employment conditions. Information here can be useful to job candidates looking to enhance their career opportunities and job search. You can use this link for quick access to information on occupations, wages and salaries, training resources, or to develop profiles to help manage your job search.

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Current Market Information

Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted) - May 2018 (most recent available)
United States: 3.1%
Florida: 3.2%
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater MSA: 3.4%
CareerSource Pinellas (Pinellas County): 3.1%

In April 2018, the Tampa‐St. Petersburg‐Clearwater MSA had the second highest annual job growth compared to all the metro areas in the state in leisure and hospitality (+9,300 jobs) and government (+900 jobs) in April.

Average Annual Wage - 2016
Florida: $47,055
CareerSource Pinellas (Pinellas County): $47,004 ​

Click here for a detailed report on industries showing growth or declines in jobs, population totals and other information specific to Pinellas County.