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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CHALLENGE YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT Prudential's entrepreneurial spirit can offer you the best of both worlds...the freedom of running your own business, coupled with the support of a respected global company. It's a chance to be in business for yourself, not by yourself, while helping others achieve their lifelong goals, too. Financial Professional Associate Career Development Program ENJOY...
Jacksonville, FL
Our firm, FocalPointe Group, has been retained to recruit an experienced Sales Representative for a great Payroll Services Company in the Jacksonville area. Although this is posted in Jacksonville we are also looking for Sales Reps for any other larger city on the East Coast. Qualified applicants must: Be able to overcome obstacles and achieve monthly sales goals. Have the ability to prioritize...
Jacksonville, FL
Management Duties • Base paid position requiring at least 40 hours per week; more if needed • Oversee special events throughout the Jacksonville region • Potentially manage 5+ employees • Weekly meeting with Management team and/or staff • Ensure event planning and execution (team buildings, office parties, etc) is top notch • Record and report daily sales in a timely manor • Insure complian...
Jacksonville, FL
Description PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty Products Company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability, and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarte...
Description: A very well established Heavy Equipment Company is looking for a Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic to join their team located in the Jacksonville, FL area. A minimum of 3 years experience working with heavy off-road construction equipment at a dealership level, or any formal Diesel Engine Training would be preferred but not required. You will be responsible for the repair of Construction...
Jacksonville, FL
An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives. We are proud to offer our exceptional associates competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and outstandin...
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...
Jacksonville, FL
Field Support Technician Overall Function: To assist Project Manager in the coordination of technical activities including field supervision of ITS/fiber optic installations, reception of shipments, equipment inventory, material delivery, site visits. Ensures adequate records are maintained. Maintains communication between field personnel and management teams to ensure proper procedures and poli...
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
Sales / Account Executive About the Job If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outsides Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services and social media tools to businesses across the country. Responsibil...
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...
Summary: Make a difference in millions of lives every day by utilizing your sales, marketing and public relations skills both in your community and across the country by joining the MDA team, as a Fundraising Coordinator. As a Fundraising Coordinator you will manage fundraising, sales and marketing campaigns designed to create new, as well as foster existing, corporate sponsor relationships that...
Jacksonville, FL
Description: Medical Director careers at UnitedHealth Group are anything but ordinary. We push ourselves and each other to find smarter solutions. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) Essential Jo...
Jacksonville, FL
Description: Medical Director careers at UnitedHealth Group are anything but ordinary. We push ourselves and each other to find smarter solutions. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Join us. And start doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Resp...
Field Claim Adjuster- Jacksonville, FL For over 20 years, Federated National, a Property & Casualty insurance carrier and claims adjusting company has served communities and families by providing quality insurance and claims services, specializing in Homeowners Insurance, High Value Homes, Flood, Condo, General Liability Insurance and more. Our team of experienced insurance professionals is dedi...
Jacksonville, FL
Overview: Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a full-service direct lender founded in 1990, has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic professional to join one of the nation’s leading mortgage companies. Freedom Mortgage is a privately held, mortgage lender and servicer, licensed in all 50 states, with 9 operation centers nationwide. Rated A with the Better Business Bureau, Freedom Mortgage is a membe...
Jacksonville, FL
Description: The Market Medical Director (MMD) has accountability for ensuring that United Clinical Services initiatives focusing on clinical excellence, quality ratings improvement, appropriate inpatient and outpatient utilization, affordability, mandated provisions and compliance, growth and focused improvement are implemented and successfully managed to achieve goals. This position is responsi...
Jacksonville, FL
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE CALL OUR RECRUITER LINE AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION 877-659-9219 NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work….we’re a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, while using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for I...
Jacksonville, FL
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE CALL OUR RECRUITER LINE AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION 877-659-9219 NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work….we’re a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, while using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for I...
Jacksonville, FL
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, PLEASE CALL OUR RECRUITER LINE AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION 877-659-9219 NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work—We are a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for Invent...

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