Jacksonville Jobs

  • Territory Manager P/T

    Puracap Pharmaceutical - Jacksonville, FL

    The primary responsibility of the Territory manager is the development and management of an assigned territory with the goal of maximizing sales and growing market share. This...

    from PuraCap Pharmaceutical - 11 days ago
  • Linux Network Engineer

    Computer Solutions Group - Jacksonville, FL

    A prominent Small Business Consulting Firm in Jacksonville, FL is looking for a Linux Server level Network Engineer to start immediately. We provide all technical services to our...

    from Computer Solutions Group - 24 days ago
  • Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Jacksonville, FL

    It takes a team of highly trained professionals on the ground to help the Army National Guard maintain its flight status. If you're looking for a career in the aircraft repair and...

    from Army National Guard - 5 hours ago
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Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the county seat of Duval County. Since 1968, Jacksonville has been the largest city in land area in the contiguous United States; this resulted from the consolidation of the city and county government, along with a corresponding expansion of the city limits to include almost the entire county. As of the 2006 census estimate, the city proper had an estimated population of 794,555 with a metropolitan population of more than 1.3 million. Jacksonville is the third most populated city on the East Coast, after New York City and Philadelphia. It is the central city of the Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state. About 25 miles south of the Georgia border, Jacksonville is in the First Coast region of northeast Florida. The city is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River, which—after flowing almost due north for most of its length—makes a sharp turn to the...more

Jacksonville Economy

Jacksonville's location on the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean proved providential in the growth of the city and its industry. The largest city in the state, it is also the largest deepwater port in the south and a leading port in the U.S. for automobile imports, as well as the leading transportation and distribution hub in the state. However, the strength of the city's economy lies in its broad diversification. The area's economy is balanced among distribution, financial services, biomedical technology, consumer goods, information services, manufacturing, and other industries. Jacksonville is a rail, air, and highway focal point and a busy port of entry, with Jacksonville International Airport, ship repair yards and extensive freight-handling facilities. Lumber, phosphate, paper, cigars and wood pulp are the principal exports; automobiles and coffee are among imports. The city also has a large and diverse manufacturing base. According to Forbes.com Jacksonville, Florida...more

Jacksonville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Jacksonville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 28%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Jacksonville, Florida work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Jacksonville Industries

The leading industries in Jacksonville, Florida are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 13%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Jacksonville job listings indicate that the following industries in Jacksonville are hiring the most workers:

Jacksonville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Jacksonville, Florida is $35,948, and the median income of households in Jacksonville was $44,173.
 

Average Salaries in Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville, FL

$36,000
 

According to our Jacksonville Trends data, the number of Jacksonville, Florida jobs has increased by 40% since September 2013.
Jacksonville job trends

Jacksonville Employment Statistics

Population of Jacksonville
Total population 768,537
Male 48.38%
Female 51.62%
Median age 35.2
  
Jacksonville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.2%
Median cost of a home $144,600
Median mortgage payment $814
Renter-occupied homes 35.8%
Vacant housing 9.4%
Median monthly rent $739
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $28,407
Median for all male full-time $40,208
Median for all female full-time $31,688
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 8%
  
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 49%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 62%
Black or African American 31%
Asian 4%
Other 3%
  
Jacksonville Commute
Carpool 11.8%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 24 minutes