Tampa Jobs

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    Knight Refrigerated - Tampa, FL

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 8 hours ago
  • Full-Time - Family Nurse Practitioner

    Take Care Health Systems - Tampa, FL

    Position Summary: At Take Care Health Services, our Nurse Practitioners believe in excellence and are passionate about providing outstanding patient care and promoting Take Care...

    from Take Care Health Systems - 21 hours ago
  • Registered Nurse PRN - Senior Home Care

    Kindred- Kindred Hospital - Tampa, FL

    IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients...

    from Kindred- Kindred Hospital - 17 hours ago
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Tampa, Florida

Tampa is a United States city in Hillsborough County, on the west coast of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County. . The population of Tampa in 2000 was 303,447. According to the 2006 Census estimate, the city has a population of 332,888. Tampa is a part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the "Tampa Bay Area". The four-county area is composed of roughly 2.7 million residents, making it the second largest metropolitan statistical area in the state, and the third largest in the Southeastern United States. It is the largest media market in the state of Florida and twelfth largest DMA Market in the United States.

Tampa Economy

Like much of Florida, Tampa's economy is heavily based on services and tourism. There is a huge net influx of cash into the area. Many wealthy people have winter houses here, and the upscale Tampa Palms neighborhood is a desirable destination for retired professional athletes. Many corporations, such as large banks and telecommunications companies, maintain regional offices in Tampa. The downtown area is undergoing significant development and redevelopment in line with a general national trend toward urban residential development. The Tampa Downtown Partnership notes development proceeding on 20 residential, hotel, and mixed-use projects as of April 2007. Many of the new downtown developments are nearing completion in the midst of a housing market slump, which has caused numerous projects to be delayed or revamped, and some of the 20 projects TDP lists have not broken ground and are being refinanced. Nonetheless several developments are nearing completion, which city leaders hope...more

Tampa Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tampa are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Tampa, Florida work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Tampa Industries

The leading industries in Tampa, Florida are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Tampa job listings indicate that the following industries in Tampa are hiring the most workers:

Tampa Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tampa, Florida is $34,093, and the median income of households in Tampa was $38,568.

Average Salaries in Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL


According to our Tampa Trends data, the number of Tampa, Florida jobs has decreased by 31% since July 2013.
Tampa job trends

Tampa Employment Statistics

Population of Tampa
Total population 312,855
Male 49.04%
Female 50.96%
Median age 36.2
Tampa Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.7%
Median cost of a home $168,300
Median mortgage payment $864
Renter-occupied homes 44.3%
Vacant housing 9.6%
Median monthly rent $720
Average Income
Median for all workers $27,638
Median for all male full-time $37,026
Median for all female full-time $31,160
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 42%
Separated 4%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 15%
White 64%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 3%
Other 5%
Tampa Commute
Carpool 8.9%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 24 minutes

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