Orlando Jobs

  • Chemical Operations Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Orlando, FL

    As an Army National Guard Chemical Operations Specialist, you'll be there and prepared whenever a community is flooded, an earthquake shakes the foundations of a city, a hurricane...

    from Army National Guard - 2 hours ago
  • Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Observation Unit PCU

    Florida Hospital System - Orlando, FL

    The RN is a registered professional nurse who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age specific...

    from Florida Hospital System - 16 hours ago
  • Call Center Jobs - Owner Referral FT w/Benefits, Salary & Commissions (7128)

    Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Orlando, FL

    Job Description: Are you ready to start your dream job by making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacation Club, part of the Marriott Vacations Worldwide family of...

    from Marriott Vacations Worldwide - 1 day ago
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Orlando, Florida

The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. According to the 2000 census, the city population was 185,951. A 2006 U.S. Census population count gave the city population as 224,223 , making it the sixth largest city in Florida. It is also the principal city of Greater Orlando. The Orlando-Kissimmee MSA is Florida's third-largest metropolitan area, behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater. Orlando is also home to the University of Central Florida, which is the second largest university in Florida. The city is best known for the many tourist attractions in the area, in particular the nearby Walt Disney World Resort, which is located in Lake Buena Vista about 20 miles south of Orlando city limits via Interstate 4. Other notable area attractions include SeaWorld and Universal Orlando Resort. The region sees an estimated 52 million tourists a year. Orlando is the second largest city in the country for number of hotel rooms and one...more

Orlando Economy

A large part of the Orlando area economy is involved in the tourist industry. Over 48 million visitors came to the Orlando region in 2004. The convention industry is also critical to the region's economy. The Orange County Convention Center, expanded in 2004 to over two million square feet of exhibition space, is now the second-largest convention complex in terms of space in the United States, trailing only McCormick Place in Chicago. The city vies with Chicago and Las Vegas for hosting the most convention attendees in the United States. The area's economy includes other industries besides tourism, such as manufacturing. Lockheed-Martin has a large manufacturing facility for missile systems, aeronautical craft and related high tech research. Other notable engineering firms have offices or labs in the Central Florida area: KDF, General Dynamics, Harris, Westinghouse, Siemens, Veritas/Seagate, multiple USAF facilities, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division , Delta...more

Orlando Careers

Among the most common occupations in Orlando are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Orlando, Florida work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Orlando Industries

The leading industries in Orlando, Florida are Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 17%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; and Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 13%. Simply Hired's Orlando job listings indicate that the following industries in Orlando are hiring the most workers:

Orlando Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Orlando, Florida is $30,054, and the median income of households in Orlando was $36,699.
 

Average Salaries in Orlando, FL

Orlando, FL

$30,000
 

According to our Orlando Trends data, the number of Orlando, Florida jobs has decreased by 16% since August 2013.
Orlando job trends

Orlando Employment Statistics

Population of Orlando
Total population 221,299
Male 46.82%
Female 53.18%
Median age 33.2
  
Orlando Housing
Owner-occupied homes 39.7%
Median cost of a home $194,300
Median mortgage payment $847
Renter-occupied homes 60.3%
Vacant housing 7.6%
Median monthly rent $808
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,963
Median for all male full-time $33,576
Median for all female full-time $26,533
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 38%
Currently married 40%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 54%
Black or African American 35%
Asian 3%
Other 8%
  
Orlando Commute
Carpool 12.0%
Public transportation 3.2%
Average travel time 24 minutes
  

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