Gainesville Jobs

  • Sales Associates - Mixologists

    Vapor - Gainesville, FL

    ~~Be part of something cool! Wonderful opportunity to join a growing company! Come be a Mixologist with Vapor Corp! Vapor Corp., a publically traded company that designs, markets,...

    from Vapor Corp - 12 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Gainesville, FL

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Redvision Systems - Gainesville, FL

    RedVision® combines innovative technology with skilled professionals to be the premier nationwide provider of real property title data, search examination and curative-ready...

    from RedVision Systems, Inc. - 2 days ago
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Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County, Florida. Gainesville is primarily known for being home to the University of Florida, the largest university of the State University System of Florida and the third-largest university in the United States. Santa Fe Community College, one of the nation's largest community colleges, is also located in Gainesville. The 2000 Census reported the population of Gainesville to be 95,447. Following a successful annexation in 2002, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated a 2004 population of 108,856. However, the City of Gainesville estimates the 2003 population at 117,182. The Gainesville Metropolitan Statistical Area , which includes Alachua and Gilchrist counties, has a population of 239,114 as of 2005 Census Bureau estimates. The Gainesville MSA was ranked as the #1 place to live in the 2007 edition of Cities Ranked and Rated.

Gainesville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Gainesville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 45%; Sales and office occupations, 20%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 62 percent of workers in Gainesville, Florida work for companies, 27 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Gainesville Industries

The leading industries in Gainesville, Florida are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 36%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 13%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Gainesville job listings indicate that the following industries in Gainesville are hiring the most workers:

Gainesville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Gainesville, Florida is $32,102, and the median income of households in Gainesville was $26,954.

Average Salaries in Gainesville, FL

Gainesville, FL


According to our Gainesville Trends data, the number of Gainesville, Florida jobs has not changed since October 2013.
Gainesville job trends

Gainesville Employment Statistics

Population of Gainesville
Total population 100,879
Male 45.66%
Female 54.34%
Median age 26.5
Gainesville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 38.5%
Median cost of a home $133,100
Median mortgage payment $558
Renter-occupied homes 61.5%
Vacant housing 8.8%
Median monthly rent $679
Average Income
Median for all workers $18,943
Median for all male full-time $33,276
Median for all female full-time $30,928
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 21%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 12%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 22%
Marital Status
Never married 54%
Currently married 30%
Separated 2%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 10%
White 65%
Black or African American 26%
Asian 7%
Other 2%
Gainesville Commute
Carpool 8.6%
Public transportation 5.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes

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