Merritt Island Jobs

  • Kitchen and Bath Designer/Sales Specialist

    J&J Carpet One Floor and Home - Merritt Island, FL

    J&J Carpet One Floor and Home has been in the same Central Brevard location for over 25 years providing clients with outstanding customer service and beautiful floors, kitchens...

    from J&J Carpet One Floor and Home - 9 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Merritt Island, FL

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 20 days ago
  • Talent Manager Relo to Ormond Beach

    Signature Healthcare - Merritt Island, FL

    Talent Manager (Job-016173) Looking for a little more creativity, challenge, and growth opportunity in your workday? Didn’t think it was possible? Might be time to reconsider. At...

    from Signature HealthCARE LLC - 6 days ago
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Merritt Island, Florida

Merritt Island is a census designated place in Brevard County, on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2000 census, the population was 36,090. The name "Merritt Island" also refers to the extent of the former island, which is now a peninsula. Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center are located on the northern part of Merritt Island. The area is heavily residential, with centralized light commercial and light industrial areas.

Merritt Island Economy

Personal Income According to the 2000 Census: *Median household income = $43,532 *Median family income = $52,388 *Median income for males = $41,393 *Median income for females = $25,787 *Per capita income = $23,961 *Below the poverty line: **Families = 7.2% **Population = 9.4% **Those under age 18 = 13.8% **Those over age 64 = 7.0% Industry Sea Ray manufacturer of boats located on the Northern part of Merritt Island. Redevelopment Merritt Island has a redevelopment agency funded by the county.

Merritt Island Careers

Among the most common occupations in Merritt Island are Management, professional, and related occupations, 38%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Merritt Island, Florida work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Merritt Island Industries

The leading industries in Merritt Island, Florida are Educational, health and social services, 16%; Retail trade, 13%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Merritt Island job listings indicate that the following industries in Merritt Island are hiring the most workers:

Merritt Island Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Merritt Island, Florida is $33,590, and the median income of households in Merritt Island was $43,532.

Average Salaries in Merritt Island, FL

Merritt Island, FL


According to our Merritt Island Trends data, the number of Merritt Island, Florida jobs has decreased by 34% since July 2013.
Merritt Island job trends

Merritt Island Employment Statistics

Population of Merritt Island
Total population 36,090
Male 48.80%
Female 51.20%
Median age 42.6
Merritt Island Housing
Owner-occupied homes 74.9%
Median cost of a home $118,300
Median mortgage payment $750
Renter-occupied homes 25.1%
Vacant housing 5.4%
Median monthly rent $566
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,393
Median for all female full-time $25,787
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 92%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 2%
Other 1%
Merritt Island Commute
Carpool 9.4%
Public transportation 0.3%
Average travel time 24 minutes

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