Fort Lauderdale Jobs

  • PHARMACY MANAGER (Operational) - Full Time/Days

    Tenet Healthcare - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Full Time/Days Responsible to the director of pharmacy services for assuring that all professional and administrative policies and procedures, tasks and responsibilities are at...

    from Tenet Healthcare - 1 day ago
  • Coral Springs Co-Manager

    Hobby Lobby - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Overview Are you looking for a company that values people? Hobby Lobby is currently growing and we only promote from within. You will have the opportunity to establish yourself...

    from Hobby Lobby - 21 hours ago
  • Gastroenterology Laboratory Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Fort Lauderdale, FL

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Fort Lauderdale, FL for a Gastroenterology Laboratory Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 3 hours ago
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive and intricate canal system, is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city is known for its abundant beaches, yachts, bars, night clubs, performing arts and downtown museums. The city's population is described as metropolitan, where diverse culture is commonplace. According to 2006 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the city had a population of 185,804. It is the county seat of Broward County. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people. Fort Lauderdale is named after series of forts built by the United States during the Second Seminole War, although development did not begin until 50 years after the forts were abandoned at the end of the conflict. There were three forts constructed with that name; the first was at the fork of the New River, the second at Tarpon Bend, in what is now known as the Sailboat Bend neighborhood, and the third...more

Fort Lauderdale Economy

Fort Lauderdale's economy is heavily reliant on tourism. During the 1970s, the city was known as a spring break destination for college students. Tourist dollars arise largely from cruise ships and nautical recreation. Fort Lauderdale now attracts a more sophisticated and affluent tourist, while largely ignoring the dwindling college crowd. There is a convention center located west of the beach and southeast of downtown, with 600,000 square feet of space, including a 200,000 square foot main exhibit hall. Approximately 30% of the city's 10 million annual visitors attend conventions at the center. The downtown area, especially around Las Olas Boulevard, has seen dramatic growth in the past decade, and now hosts many new hotels and high-rise condominium developments. The downtown area is the largest downtown area in Broward County, though there are other smaller cities in the county with commercial centers. Other improvements include a wide array of new boutiques, art galleries, and...more

Fort Lauderdale Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Lauderdale are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Fort Lauderdale Industries

The leading industries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 12%; and Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 11%. Simply Hired's Fort Lauderdale job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Lauderdale are hiring the most workers:

Fort Lauderdale Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $37,130, and the median income of households in Fort Lauderdale was $44,169.

Average Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL


According to our Fort Lauderdale Trends data, the number of Fort Lauderdale, Florida jobs has decreased by 21% since September 2013.
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Fort Lauderdale Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Lauderdale
Total population 141,307
Male 50.09%
Female 49.91%
Median age 41.4
Fort Lauderdale Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.0%
Median cost of a home $344,800
Median mortgage payment $1,060
Renter-occupied homes 42.0%
Vacant housing 19.4%
Median monthly rent $815
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,827
Median for all male full-time $42,019
Median for all female full-time $32,241
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 6%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 37%
Currently married 37%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 15%
White 65%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
Fort Lauderdale Commute
Carpool 10.4%
Public transportation 6.1%
Average travel time 23 minutes