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Gainesville, FL Employment Information

Gainesville, Florida Overview

This town bleeds orange and blue, with the nation's 7th largest university campus (by enrollment) - the University of Florida, at the center of its existence. The city commissioners are looking to attract professionals to a gentrification project they are undertaking between downtown Gainesville and the university campus. This may slow some of the suburban sprawl the area has experienced. The area around Gainesville is largely rural.

Gainesville promotes the use of solar power by providing small businesses and homeowners with a favorable tariff to help supply electricity to the city power grid. Gainesville's contribution to pop culture is the sports drink Gatorade, created there in the 1960s for the UF football team, and UF still receives a share of the drink's profits.

Gainesville Job Opportunities

Like most large university towns in smaller metropolitan areas, Gainesville's college-educated population outpaces its entry-level job opportunities. As expected, top opportunities include education and healthcare jobs in Gainesville. Some common employers include the University of Florida, UFHealth, Alachua County School Board, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the City of Gainesville.

Nursing and other healthcare professions top the hottest Gainesville jobs. There are also many positions available in food service.

Gainesville Employment Trends

Gainesville's weak job market is due in part to the fact that the areas surrounding it are largely rural, limiting the amount of non-farm jobs available. While it has direct access to Ocala, Jacksonville, and Orlando, all are too far to commute to for daily employment. The unemployment rate is around 2 percent lower than the national average.

Gainesville is the cultural, educational, and commercial center for North Central Florida. Several companies have their headquarters here, including 352 Inc., Atlantic.Net, EnCor Biotechnology, Trendy Entertainment and Walrusoft.

Gainesville Cost of Living

The cost of living in Gainesville is 10.1 percent less than the rest of the country. Its status as a university town means dining opportunities are plentiful and inexpensive. Florida residents also don't pay income tax. The median household income ($28,914) is considerably less in Gainesville than it is throughout Florida ($45,040), as a large pool of college-educated employees keeps salaries low.

While the median house price is $127,900 (25 percent less than the national average), Gainesville residents pay a higher property tax rate to offset the fact that university property is tax-exempt. Transportation costs (1 percent) and groceries (3.3 percent) are slightly higher than the national average, making Gainesville one of the few towns where it may actually be less expensive to eat out than in.

1000+ Gainesville, Florida jobs found on Monster.

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Gainesville, FL
Retail Sales Manager in Training, Men's Wearhouse, Gainesville, FL Men’s Wearhouse is looking for talented sales manager candidates that have a passion for providing world class service to customers and employees. Competitive compensation plans for Manager's in Training include base salary plus commission for personal sales while being trained for consideration of a Store Manager or Assistant Man...
Gainesville, FL
Description Job Overview: As a Seasonal Floor Recovery Associate at Macy's, you will be a critical link in ensuring that our customers have a rewarding experience that will keep them coming back time after time. You will be required to move between selling areas as directed to maintain high customer readiness standards. You will deliver a clean, neat and easy-to-shop store environment, while bui...
Gainesville, FL
Description Overview: The Seasonal Draw Commission Sales Associate is responsible for providing outstanding customer service, meeting hourly sales and Star Rewards goals on a personal and departmental basis, and demonstrating superior product knowledge to customers during periods of high volume. To create a shopping experience that will make the customer feel welcome and comfortable In order to...
Gainesville, FL
The Medical Assistant / X-Ray Tech is responsible for providing basic clinical care to patients commensurate with their medical education. Duties include performing initial clinical evaluations as well as directed procedures for urgent care, occupational health and worker’s compensation procedures. This position will perform x-ray testing including body mechanics and patient movement using knowled...
Company Confidential Gainesville, FL
We are looking for a seasoned professional Safety Director to work in our North-Central Florida offices/campus. An executive salary and top-notch benefits await the leader with successful experience in developing and maintaining an effective and respected safety culture. DUTIES: * Oversee all safety practices for company with less than 500 employees including compliance with OSHA and DOT rules a...
AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £4.2 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See AMEC shares are tr...
AMEC is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of some £4.2 billion, AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 29,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See AMEC shares are tr...
Gainesville, FL, 32627
Indirect Processor Florida Credit Union is looking for an Indirect Processor. This is an entry level position. Knowledge of indirect automobile lending and experience is a plus. If you have proven customer service skills, then FCU is the place for you. Appropriate education and background is necessary. Excellent benefits. Salary based on experience and qualifications. Send resume with salary re...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
PRODUCTION MANAGER – Metal Products This is a DIRECT HIRE Position - Immediate Opening! Qualified candidates – Please email resumes to Carolynn Buchanan – ***** JOB DESCRIPTION: Complete fabrication skills for a precision sheet metal cabinetry / fabrication facility, from custom production to high volume. TQM Progressive Assembly. REQUIREMENTS - Must have knowledge of: - M...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
LPN Full time LPN position for Palms Medial Group in Gainesville. Applicants must have a current license in the State of Florida. Competitive pay and benefits. Apply online at or by mail to Nursing Position, 911 South Main Street, Trenton, FL 32693. No Phone Calls Please. EOE....
Gainesville, FL, 32601
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply .NET Developer Gainesville, FL Contract Unspecified Apply Apply .NET Developer Gainesville, FL Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details Based in Gainesville, FL, we are a leading independent software solutions company that is experiencing massive growth. Our product provides organizations with a n...
Company Confidential Gainesville, FL, 32601
Experienced with Voice/Data Cabling and Alarm Installation. Applicant must have Valid D.L. and have their own tools. Email to *****...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
Professional Sales/Leasing Team Member Needed An ideal position for a strong salesperson; join the sales/leasing team at an established, upscale, high-demand property management firm with a strong customer base. Trimark Properties is an award-winning, growing company, where your talents will be rewarded. Company Profile: Trimark Properties is a Gainesville-based real estate developer and proper...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
Trendy Entertainment is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant/Office Clerk to support the HR, Recruiting and Finance Department. Job Description The Administrative Assistant/Office clerk performs a variety of duties including: meeting organization, scheduling, making & booking travel arrangements, filing, run light errands and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate must have a...
Company Confidential Gainesville, FL, 32601
Seeks self-motivated individual to exercise creative thinking and manage new projects to conclusion. Requires excellent written/oral communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and donor software. Email to *****...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
MEDICAL Committed to Care with Compassion Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Augusta Georgia Experienced RNs ! Graduate Nurses ! Student Nurses ! Join our team at Charlie Norwood VAMC and enjoy benefits second to none! 4 Weeks vacation + 10 Federal Holidays + 13 sick days Competitive salary Work 72 hours and get paid for 80 hours. National Nursing Education Initiative (Nursing Scholarshi...
Gainesville, FL, 32601
Responsible for driving and delivery of pre-ordered product to assigned accounts and for rotating and stocking product. Check accuracy and stability of the load. Deliver products to customers. Merchandise, display and rotate products according to company standards. Invoice and collect monies due. Pick up company property. Secure company assets. Ensure compliance with regulatory and company ...
Gainesville, FL, 32604
Assertive, adaptable, and dependable. Couples and Veterans welcome. Over-see operations, communicate, coordinate. Apt, meals, small stipend as pay. Email to *****...
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT POSITION: Programmer (IT Expert) REPORTS TO: Head, Web and Software Development SALARY: $57,957 annually Requisition #: 0906828 DEADLINE DATE: November 27, 2014 JOB SUMMARY The Libraries’ Information Technology department serves as the focal point for planning, managing and coordinating computer based information resources that support library operations. The L...

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