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Destin, Florida Overview

Destin, Florida is a beautiful beachfront city situated along the Gulf of Mexico. The emerald waters and white sands draw plenty of tourists, but a lucky 12,425 residents get to call this destination home. Dubbed the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village," this is a major hot spot for fishing along the Florida panhandle. The city is also home to several golf courses and the Emerald Coast Winery.

The cost of living in Destin is about 21 percent higher than the national average. This is due mainly to housing, which is 60 percent more expensive than the national average. The median home cost in Destin is $272,500. A two-bedroom apartment or home in the city rents for an average of $881 a month. Though homes have appreciated 3.4 percent over the last 12 months, they’re still recovering from a steep depreciation of 11.8 percent over the last five years.

Destin Job Opportunities

Destin’s economy is driven largely by deep sea fishing, so many Destin, FL jobs are on the water. Several other jobs in Destin are related to tourism, as well. ResortQuest International provides the greatest number of Destin, FL jobs with over 1,000 employees. While food preparation and serving accounts for about 6 percent of jobs in the United States, it provides over 12 percent of Destin jobs. After ResortQuest, the city’s next-largest employers are A.J.’s Seafood and Oyster House, Crab Trap and Cracker Barrel. Hospitality jobs in Destin are the easiest to find. Destin Healthcare and Rehabilitation is the only major employer in town not in the tourism industry.

Though it is technically outside the city boundaries, the Eglin Air Force Base in Eglin, FL is a major employer in the area, as well. Residents who don’t mind a short commute can look for jobs in nearby cities like Fort Walton Beach or Niceville, as well.

Destin Employment Trends

Unemployment in Destin is low at 4.1 percent. Recent job growth of 4.2 percent outstrips the national average of 1.18 percent. Future job growth is projected at 11.3 percent. As the economy recovers and more people resume their regular vacationing habits, Destin can expect to see a healthy boost to its own economy.

Though many Destin jobs are in hospitality or food service, the average household income in the city is $61,903. Over 20 percent of Destin residents make more than $100,000 a year, indicating that many Destin, FL jobs pay very well. Those looking for employment in a sunny and picturesque spot should start seeking out jobs in Destin, FL.

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Are you an experienced Customer Service representative with excellent communication skills and a drive to advance your career? Do you want a work/life balance? Take advantage of our globally-ranked training programs to help you transition into a rewarding Sales career! Our Sales Agents come from various backgrounds and we have many successful Agents that do not have sales or insurance experience,...
Are you an experienced Customer Service representative with excellent communication skills and a drive to advance your career? Do you want a work/life balance? Take advantage of our globally-ranked training programs to help you transition into a rewarding Sales career! Our Sales Agents come from various backgrounds and we have many successful Agents that do not have sales or insurance experience,...
Moo La La Ice Cream and Desserts is seeking a year-round employee for our growing store in The Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin. Candidates must be available on most weekdays and some weekends, and will have the opportunity to increase hours during spring and summer. You may also work additional hours at Blast Arcade and Laser Mase (next door) as your schedule allows. This is a great opportu...
Move to Destin or Panama City Beach, Florida for Fun in the Sun! Experience: We are looking for an individual with at least 2+ years of McDonald's multi-unit management/supervisory experience. You will be responsible for 3-5 restaurants in the Northwest Florida area, 200-300 employees, and you will have 3-5 restaurant general managers reporting directly to you. You would be responsible for the o...
Job Title: Patient Services Representative (Front Desk) Department/Group: Clinical Position Type: Hourly non-exempt Location: Niceville, FL Job Description Dermatology Solutions Group, LLC (“DSG”)provides professional management services to Gulf Coast Dermatology, P.A. (“GCD”), a medical practice headquartered in Panama City, Florida with locations throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama and...
Destin, FL
Welcome Wagon - Welcoming New Homeowners for over 86 years Control your income with uncapped commission and a flexible schedule by beginning an exciting career with Welcome Wagon! Welcome Wagon is a direct marketer of multi-media products that reach residential consumers on behalf of local merchants. We have a monthly distribution, with local markets throughout the nation. As our growth continue...
Job Description : Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Retail Operations Team and showcase your fashion retailer skills while working with our exceptional retail staff! Position: Sales Associate Department: Retail Operations Reports to: Store Manager Direct Reports: No FLSA Status: Non - Exempt Location: Retail - In Store Department Summary Job Function: Deliverables: Greets and...
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Top Performing Restaurant General Managers and Assistant Managers! Reach Your Goals in 2015 Interviews Being Scheduled Immediately for our Upbeat, Fun, Casual Dining Bar and Grill in Destin, FL ! We offer: × Salary Packages up to $55,000 for Assistant Manager level × Substantial Bonus packages × Comprehensive Benefits packages for all levels of Restaurant Management × Unique Employee reward...
Destin, FL
When is a job more than “just a job?” • When you know that you are making a difference in the lives of those around you • When you go to work every day looking forward to the day ahead of you • When the decisions you make on the job really matter to those whom you serve Store Manager As a Store Manager at Murphy USA, you will join a diverse team of people on solid career paths in a growing re...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Cashier you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Managers, and Front End Manager in...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As an Assistant Store Manager with The Fresh Market you will hold one of the most critical positions in our company. The Fresh ...
Destin, FL
CASHIER: If your goal is to begin a fantastic part time career working up to 25 hours per week where your talents will be valued and respected; Murphy USA is an outstanding employer of choice. To be successful as a cashier, you need energy, excellent work ethic, a great attitude, and a smile. You will be the face of our company and deliver the legendary customer service that Murphy USA and our as...
Are you ready for an exciting career move? We're a fast moving $17.5 billion, Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 11,000 stores and 12 distribution centers in 40 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that leverages each person's strengths and maximizes potential. We are committed to attracting upbeat, talented, and motivated people ...
Destin, FL
Sales and Marketing Representative Blu by the Sea LLC is currently seeking an experienced Sales and Marketing Representative to join their team of professionals in Destin, FL. About Us: Blu by the Sea LLC is a small, family-owned business which has been providing care and service for over 12 years. To learn more about our organization, please visit us at: www.blubythesea.com. Job Summary: The...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Courtesy Clerk you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Managers, and Front End Man...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Meat/Seafood Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store M...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As the Assistant Deli/CMS Manager you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Managers, and...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Bakery Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Deli/Prep Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Mana...
Destin, FL
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Cheese Specialist with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Ma...

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