Labor Market Information

This page provides a quick glimpse of the employment conditions in Pinellas County and Tampa Bay. This information can be useful to job candidates who are looking to enhance their career opportunities and job search. You can use this link to gain 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  – November 2019

  • United States: 3.3%
  • Florida: 2.7%
  • Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater MSA: 2.7%
  • CareerSource Pinellas (Pinellas County): 2.6%
  • note: these rates are not seasonally adjusted and are the most recent available through the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Average Annual Wage – 2018

  • Florida: $50,090
  • CareerSource Pinellas (Pinellas County): $49,281

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

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Special Notice: Impact COVID-19

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all CareerSource Pinellas’ public events – including career fairs, onsite recruitments, workshops and community events – have been postponed until further notice.   Please see COVID-19 Information for updates and resources.  


Note: If you are in need of Reemployment Benefits Assistance, please visit: Reemployment Assistance Program.

 
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