Lakeland Jobs

  • Dedicated Owner Operator Truck Driver Job

    Hub Group Trucking - Lakeland, FL

    Owner Operator Dedicated Truck Driver OpportunitiesAt Comtrak, we not only deliver the best freight for our customers, we also deliver the best truck driver opportunities for...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 2 days ago
  • Registered Nurse - NICU

    Lakeland Regional Medical Center - Lakeland, FL

    LRMC Current Employees, please reference Job Code: 0206 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: · Preferred: · Required:Must be knowledgeable of nursing process and its application to...

    from Lakeland Regional Medical Center - 1 day ago
  • Advertising Sales Representative (o7yLYfw8)

    ShopperLocal - Lakeland, FL

    RTN, a fast-growing leader in-store advertising sales, offers hyper local, cost effective advertising solutions to businesses across the U.S in the Family Dollar and Dollar...

    from ShopperLocal - 7 days ago
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Lakeland, Florida

Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States, located approximately midway between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 78,452 and is the largest city in Polk County. According to the 2004 U.S. Census Bureau's Estimates, the city had a population of 88,357. As of 2006, the population is 100,000. Lakeland's sister cities are; Richmond Hill in Canada, Imabari in Japan, and Bălţi in Moldova.

Lakeland Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lakeland are Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Lakeland, Florida work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Lakeland Industries

The leading industries in Lakeland, Florida are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Retail trade, 13%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Lakeland job listings indicate that the following industries in Lakeland are hiring the most workers:

Lakeland Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lakeland, Florida is $28,654, and the median income of households in Lakeland was $35,574.

Average Salaries in Lakeland, FL

Lakeland, FL


According to our Lakeland Trends data, the number of Lakeland, Florida jobs has decreased by 26% since April 2013.
Lakeland job trends

Lakeland Employment Statistics

Population of Lakeland
Total population 89,586
Male 47.56%
Female 52.44%
Median age 38.7
Lakeland Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.3%
Median cost of a home $115,400
Median mortgage payment $728
Renter-occupied homes 42.7%
Vacant housing 10.4%
Median monthly rent $712
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,015
Median for all male full-time $31,584
Median for all female full-time $25,723
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 52%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 13%
White 73%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 2%
Other 5%
Lakeland Commute
Carpool 0.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 21 minutes