Fort Myers Jobs

  • Air Defense Battle Management System Operator - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Fort Myers, FL

    Are you always looking toward the sky, dreaming of a fantastic future? Then things are definitely looking up for you in the Army National Guard. As an Air Defense Battle...

    from Army National Guard - 15 hours ago
  • Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA - PRN Job

    HCR Manor Care - Fort Myers, FL

    About the Organization: EEO/Drug-Free Employer Description: Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA / Physical Therapy Our Company: HCR ManorCare the leading provider of short- and...

    from HCR ManorCare - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Drivers

    USA Truck - Fort Myers, FL

    Experienced Driver CDL-A Jobs Recruiters are standing by! 866-541-2012 Can Experienced Drivers grow with USA Truck? Definitely! Welcome to the new USA Truck. Fill out the...

    from USA Truck - 6 days ago
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Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida. The population was 48,208 at the 2000 census. According to the 2005 U.S. Census Bureau's Estimates, the city had a population of 58,428. The city is one of two major cities that make up the Cape Coral-Fort Myers MSA, the other being Cape Coral. As of July 1, 2005, the population estimate for the metropolitan area was 544,758. Established in 1886, Fort Myers is the historical and governmental hub of Lee County. It is the gateway to the Southwest Florida region, which is a major tourist destination in Florida, as well as being a popular place to live for retirees. The winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford , which are both primary tourist attractions in the region, are located on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. On August 13, 2004, Fort Myers was hit hard by Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall north of the area. In 2005, Hurricane Wilma struck south of Naples, but caused...more

Fort Myers Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Myers are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 22%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Fort Myers, Florida work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Fort Myers Industries

The leading industries in Fort Myers, Florida are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 15%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 12%. Simply Hired's Fort Myers job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Myers are hiring the most workers:

Fort Myers Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Myers, Florida is $23,410, and the median income of households in Fort Myers was $28,514.
 

Average Salaries in Fort Myers, FL

Fort Myers, FL

$23,000
 

According to our Fort Myers Trends data, the number of Fort Myers, Florida jobs has increased by 13% since April 2013.
Fort Myers job trends

Fort Myers Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Myers
Total population 48,208
Male 49.38%
Female 50.62%
Median age 32.4
  
Fort Myers Housing
Owner-occupied homes 39.7%
Median cost of a home $76,700
Median mortgage payment $524
Renter-occupied homes 60.3%
Vacant housing 12.5%
Median monthly rent $588
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,292
Median for all female full-time $20,529
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 39%
Separated 4%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 58%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 1%
Other 6%
  
Fort Myers Commute
Carpool 20.9%
Public transportation 2.3%
Average travel time 23 minutes