Jobs in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, FL Employment Information

Jacksonville, Florida, Overview

Jacksonville is Florida's largest city by population (nearly 850,000). It also became the largest city by area (874.6 square miles) in the contiguous U.S. after Jacksonville consolidated with the rest of Duval County in 1968.

The Jacksonville area has a rich culture that includes performing arts, museums, professional sports and several colleges and universities.

Jacksonville Cost of Living

Jacksonville has a 93 cost of living index, which means that it is about 7 percent cheaper than the American average. It is also 7 percent cheaper than the Florida average. While more affordable than the average, Jacksonville does have some indexes that outpace the nation. For instance, utilities cost about 8 percent more and transportation costs about 7 percent more than the U.S. average.

Affordable housing (cost of living index is 67) and health care (cost of living index is 93) help make Jacksonville an attractive place for families and businesses.

Jacksonville has a $42,800 median income. The city's mean price for all types of housing is just under $200,000, although families looking for detached homes can expect to spend at least $210,000.

Jacksonville Job Opportunities

The U.S. Navy is the largest employer for Jacksonville jobs. It operates three bases in Jacksonville, mostly because of its strategic location and large seaports. Anyone looking for Jacksonville, FL jobs should know the area's top employers:

  • U.S. Navy
  • Duval County Public Schools
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Baptist Health
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Florida Blue
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Citi
  • JP Morgan Chase

Considering the large number of banking institutions, residents who have the right experience may want to pursue Jacksonville finance jobs. Those with experience in healthcare may want to search for jobs in Jacksonville, FL at one of the area's large medical providers or smaller doctors' offices operating in the area.

Jacksonville Employment Trends

Jacksonville's unemployment rate has fallen steadily over the last four years. In July 2010, the city had an 11.8 percent unemployment rate. By July 2014, unemployment fell to 6.9 percent. Unemployment in Jacksonville is still higher than the nation or state, but it is showing strong signs of improvement.

Those who cannot find work with Jacksonville jobs may want to reach out to surrounding communities. Jacksonville Beach jobs, for instance, offer nearby opportunities in industries such as tourism, food and drink service and hospitality.

Assuming that job opportunities keep growing and unemployment continues shrinking, more people could have an easier time finding jobs in Jacksonville, FL, that match their interests and training.

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Jacksonville, FL
Kenan Transport Company -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Kenan Transport Company, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. C...
Jacksonville, FL
Auction Direct USA - Used Vehicle Superstore UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT! Career Focus: If you work in sales or retail, it’s time to make the most important move of your career. Join the Sales Team at Auction Direct USA and take advantage of comprehensive sales training, unlimited compensation, and a fun work environment. If you have the drive to succeed and are process oriented, you have a future with...
Mental Health Resource Center, Inc. is looking for Registered Nurses (RN's) to provide and oversee care for patients at our Southside and Northside inpatient psychiatric facilities. The crisis stabilization units provide services for adults, adolescents, and children. Most patients are admitted involuntarily to the facility via the Baker Act, the mental health act of Florida. The normal length of...
Jacksonville, FL
ICX Group is seeking a Financial Analyst with a background in the real estate industry. In this role, you will work directly with executive management to help the company achieve their overall goals. The financial analyst will provide financial and management reporting, budgeting, forecasting and ad-hoc requests as needed. Responsibilities: · Develop tools and management reports to improve finan...
Jacksonville, FL
Job Purpose: Delivers items by preparing, loading, unloading, operating, and cleaning a truck; developing sales; maintaining records. Duties: * Prepares truck for operation by inspecting general condition; checking fluid levels and tire pressure; obtaining or scheduling required repairs; validating adherence to roadability standards. * Delivers items by identifying destinations; establishing r...
Jacksonville, FL, 32204
Jax Federal Credit Union Manager – Mortgage Operations Have you previously managed and directed a mortgage processing operation, including servicing and compliance? Do you have experience leading a team of mortgage professionals? If you answered yes to these questions, JAXFCU may have the perfect opportunity for you. (Click here for details.) Experience: Years of experience requirement include...
Jacksonville, FL, 32216
Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a mid level candidate to fill a transportation/traffic engineering position in either the Jacksonville, FL or Tallahassee, FL office. This is an Infrastructure Market position. General Assignments: Responsible for assisting with traffic and transportation planning studies, Intelligent Transportation System projects, highway safety engineering analysis,...
Jacksonville, FL, 32216
FT Licensed Insurance Sales Professional desired to join our High Performance Team in established, fast growing Allstate Agency in the Jacksonville area. Only those with insurance and financial services experience will be considered. Current P&C license required, 215 license preferred but not required. Additional bonus incentives for 215 license. Agency is enjoying record success, growth and expa...
JACKSONVILLE, FL, 32216
Career Opportunity now available for a: Production Manager American Technical Ceramics Corp. (ATC) provides component and custom integrated packaging solutions for the RF, microwave and telecommunications industries. ATC designs, develops, manufactures and markets Multilayer Capacitors, Single Layer Capacitors, Resistive Products, Inductors and Custom Thin Film Products for RF, microwave and mi...
Jacksonville, FL, 32217
Property and CasualtyProcessing Representative About the Job: Brightway Insurance, a company voted among the Best Places to Work in Jacksonville and Florida, continues to grow and is seeking experienced Processing Representatives. We are currently seeking a passionate, results-oriented individual to join our fast –paced, production driven Processing Service Department in our corporate office. T...
Jacksonville, FL, 32099
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ grow in 2015! Making More Just Makes Sense At CRST Expedited, we’ve got the freight and pay package your team needs. What else? Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-809-7374 Pay for all occasions: Layover. Drop-off, Vacation etc. New Trucks with Late-Model Longest length of haul in the industry As an experienced driver you can make more as a l...
Jacksonville, FL, 32099
New Year, New Pay! Watch your $$$ Grow in 2015! See the country on our dime. Did you know you can earn more than $50k a year as a truck driver? Call and learn how fast you can get started. 866-774-0523 No experience needed. No experience. No Problem! Get paid to train. In as little as two to three weeks of sponsored training and you’ll be on the road, traveling the country, as a licensed truc...
Jacksonville, FL, 32099
The Role Responsible for filling the needs of clients and candidates, an Executive Recruiter works with the team to recruit, qualify and interview candidates for permanent/direct hire positions at client companies. While an accounting and finance background is helpful, a sales-driven attitude and team-oriented approach coupled with the desire to meet the needs of clients and candidates are essent...
Company Confidential Jacksonville, FL, 32246
High end, design-build luxury home builder is seeking an experienced Draftsman with previous experience to join a small team within a thriving business. As a small team, we are all contributors in the design cycle: initial proposal through completion. This means that everyone on the team is integral part of our overall success. Key Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in related field Tho...
Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Jacksonville, FL, 32225
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Responsible for the daily management of import consignments (ocean). The nature of this job requires an individual with comprehensive knowledge of the import/transportation industry. The CSR coordinates the execution of import shipments from receipt of Pre-Alert notification to delivery, including, but not limited to, ISF filing, the release of import shipments with customers, CHB's, steamship lin...
Jacksonville, FL, 32224
Part Time Cypress Village - 4600 Middleton Park Circle E. Jacksonville, FL 32224 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also mee...
Tracking Code 1375-763 Job Description With minimal direct supervision, this position reports directly to the Supervisor. This position performs part time clerical and reception work in the operation of the community center. This individual works a part time schedule that averages 20 hours per week and must have a flexible work schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Required Skills...

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