Jobs in Orlando, FL
- 245,598 Resumes
- 12,728 Jobs Available
- 262,372 Population
- $51,000 Average Salary
We tend to think of Orlando as a destination. Orlando is also a thriving community, home to hundreds of thousands that contribute to the city's economy. It's a world of education, technology, sports, culture and one of the country's busiest cities for business conventions and conferences.Forbes ranked Orlando one of the happiest places to work. One major reason is Orlando's drive to ensure residents and visitors enjoy their city. That means keeping its economy robust. It means devoting itself to providing jobs for everyone. The following is evidence of Orlando's efforts and, if you're out of work, how to find some.
Orlando has held its unemployment rate steady. As of September 2015, it was at 4.8%, compared to the national average of 5.1%.If you're tech savvy, you already know Orlando is hi-tech central. Over 53,000 people are employed by the industry, and within Orlando's boundaries are a cluster of recognizable names in digital media, agricultural tech, software and aerospace. Other top industries are advanced manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, and biotechnology. To round off the list, (big surprise!) entertainment and tourism, one of the biggest economic contributors.As a major tourist destination, Orlando's hospitality, recreation and leisure industry is a good bet for finding work. But remember that a lot of employment in this area is seasonal. Other top fields are professional and business services, transportation, health services and government.
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