Labor Market Information
This page provides a quick glimpse of the Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay area employment conditions. Information here can be useful to job candidates looking to enhance their career opportunities and job search. You can use this link for quick access to information on occupations, wages and salaries, training resources, or to develop profiles to help manage your job search.
CSTB has identified the following Targeted Sectors; Transportation and Trades, Manufacturing and Logistics, Hospitality and Tourism and Retail, Finance and Professional Services, Information Technology, and Healthcare and Life Sciences.
Each targeted sector is mapped to a corresponding North American Industry Classification (NAICS) Industry. Data displayed is from EMSI, Inc. which incorporates various public data sets to provide an industry snapshot of various demographics.
Current Market Information
Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted) – September 2019 (most recent available)
- United States: 3.3%
- Florida: 3.0%
- Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater MSA: 2.9%
- CareerSource Tampa Bay (Hillsborough County): 2.9%
In April 2018, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA had the second highest annual job growth compared to all the metro areas in the state in leisure and hospitality (+3,200 jobs) in September 2019.
Average Annual Wage – 2018
- Florida: $50,569
- CareerSource Tampa Bay (Hillsborough County): $54,569
Click here for a detailed report on industries showing growth or declines in jobs, population totals and other information specific to Hillsborough County.