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Key West, FL Employment Information

Key West, Florida Overview

The city of Key West is actually comprised of the island of Key West and several keys, as well as a portion of Stock Island. It is the county seat of Monroe County and the contiguous United States' southernmost city. The city is famous for being home to major American authors. Ernest Hemingway wrote A Farewell to Arms in Key West, and Tennessee Williams penned A Streetcar Named Desire there, as well.

Key West's population declined by 3.3 percent over the last decade; at the 2010 census, there were 24,649 residents in Key West. There is one middle school, one high school, and the Florida Keys Community College located in the city.

Those relocating for jobs in Key West, FL may be surprised at the cost of living in this resort community. According to Best Places, where the national average equals 100, the cost of living in Key West is just 141. For comparison, New York City rates 169, while Dallas comes in at 88. The median home price is $457,500 compared to $181,400 nationwide. Median household income is $52,660.

Key West Job Opportunities

The public sector is the largest source of Key West jobs. The Naval Air Station Key West and related civilian contractors employ over 2,600 people. The public school system, and county and city government agencies employ another 3,100 residents. The community college is another source of education and administration jobs, employing approximately 100 people.

In the private sector, tourism and hospitality is the largest sector; the Ocean Reef Club employs about 850 people. Fishing and boating also provides employment to several hundred people. The Lower Keys Medical Center and Community Health Center is another good source of healthcare jobs. If you can't find ideal Key West jobs, try searching for jobs in Key Largo for other attractive options.

Key West Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Key West was just 3.7 percent in July 2014, one of the lowest in the state of Florida and much lower than the national rate of 6 percent. The growth rate of Key West, FL jobs is slow, likely due to net population loss. However, enough jobs exist to keep the unemployment rate low.

Healthcare jobs in Key West are expected to grow at a higher than average rate. Retail and service are other higher-growth industries, and government jobs in the public sector should also increase.

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645 Key West, Florida jobs found on Monster.

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Job Location: Key West, FL Five to nine (5-9) years experience in network and transport service management. Installs, maintains, and services IP network and transport service hardware and software under limited supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of and skill with Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) layers 2 through 4, and of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) incident, problem, ...
Key West, FL, 33040
Sales Associate Opportunities in Key West, FL! Pier 1 Imports, the leading home furnishings specialty retailer, is searching for fun, energetic, part-time Sales Associates to be part of a fast paced team for our Key West, FL store. Pier 1 Imports offers flexible work schedules, competitive pay and an associate discount that starts immediately! We are looking for Sales Associates that have strong...
Key West, FL
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability 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 satisfact...
Key West, FL
Description: Enjoy a flexible schedule! Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. Here, you will discover a culture that grows through ch...
Key West, FL
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
Key West, FL
LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL? A job with AT&T as a Wire Technician can provide you with exactly that! Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicles and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more! Our Wire Technicians work both inside and outside and are res...
Key West, FL, 33040
Hourly Sales Leader Opportunity in Key West, FL! Pier 1 Imports, the leading home furnishings specialty retailer, is searching for fun, energetic, part-time Sales Leaders to be part of a fast paced team for our Key West, FL stores! Pier Imports offers flexible work schedules, competitive pay, and an associate discount that starts immediately! The primary responsibility for a Sales Leader include...
KEY WEST, FL, 33040
Responsible for providing coaching and technical counsel to all Technician levels to improve the productivity, profitability, and member experience of the Auto Center. This position is responsible for providing direction and support for the back shop operations and Technician performance in the service bays of the Automotive Center. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting Store Management...
KEY WEST, FL, 33040
In partnership with the Auto Center Manager, this position is responsible for assisting with the management of the Auto Center and Associates in centers with a volume between $2.2 million and $3.0 million. The Assistant Manager ensures consistent, timely, and accurate service delivery to customers by building, supervising, and training a high performance selling and service team. The Assistant Man...
Key West, FL, 33040
TITLE: PRINCIPAL – SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL GENERAL DESCRIPTION The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide the leadership and management necessary at a senior high school to maximize the efforts of teachers and students in an environment which is conducive to educational enhancement, growth and achievement for students. The position is responsible for directing all da...
Key West, FL, 33040
About Us Silver Palms Inn is an independent, limited service boutique hotel, located in Key West, Fl. We are looking for a General Manager to lead our team and successfully manage the hotel’s operations. The General Manager will oversee all aspects of the hotel operations: guest relations, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, finances, marketing and staff development. Responsibilities Include...
Key West, FL, 33040
This ad is long and detailed to pre-screen potential applicants. It is not vague; you will know exactly what you will do for a living, what is expected of you, and how well you will be compensated for your efforts and diligence. Read on… PROFESSIONAL SALES – HIRING 21 SALES DIRECTORS IN FLORIDA, GEORGIA, SOUTH CAROLINA Islands and Beaches. Literally, every day is another "day at the beach"!! N...
Key West, FL, 33040
About Us Silver Palms Inn is an independent, limited service boutique hotel, located in Key West, Fl. We are looking for a General Manager to lead our team and successfully manage the hotel’s operations. The General Manager will oversee all aspects of the hotel operations: guest relations, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, finances, marketing and staff development. Responsibilities Include...
Key West, FL, 33040
Job Description GENERAL SUMMARY: The General Manager (GM) is the leader ultimately responsible for a Gap Outlet Store. The GM delivers financial results by creating a positive environment and through thinking of the customer first, inspiring creativity, and doing what's right. The GM exercises independent judgment and discretion in developing, articulating and implementing strategies and plans to...
Key West, FL, 33040
Job Description This position reports to an Associate Manager for a Gap Inc. Outlet Store representing one of our four Gap Inc. brands: Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Gap Clearance Stores. The Assistant Manager supports the store team in meeting sales goals, customer service targets, and Operating and Human Resources objectives through execution, coaching and accountability. The Assistant Ma...
Key West, FL, 33040
SALES PROFESSIONAL Terminix is excited to announce our new Career opportunities in Sales! At Terminix, our sales team is a critical part of our success. We offer a detailed paid training program and first year earning potential of $50K-$60K (upon completion of training and licensure). As a Sales Professional, you will partner with home owners to provide protection with for their home and ensur...
key west, FL, 33040
Certified Appliance Repair Inc is looking for an experienced, multi-line appliance technician for a very busy appliance sales and service company. We are located in Key West, FL. We run from Key West mile marker 0 up to Key Largo mile marker 115. Job Duties: - Diagnosing and repairing all home appliances in the Cooking, Cooling and Cleaning fields - Minimum 40 hr work weeks. Most of the weeks a...
Key West, FL
NOW is the time to join WIS International! WIS is more than just a place to work we’re a successful international team providing Merchandising and Inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses! We have an immediate need for Merchandiser to work a schedule of fluctuating days and number of hours each week. Merchandisers will be assigned to a defined geographic area to provide services to ou...
Marten Transport Key West, FL
Company DescriptionKellermeyer Bergensons Services has proven itself as a leader in professional cleaning services. Our headquarters is based in Maumee, Ohio with a solid management structure throughout the United States. We offer a broad range of services customized to meet our customer needs. Our company is fully licensed and insured.Job DescriptionJob Duties: Responsible, motivated, detail-orie...
Voyage Health Key West, FL
Voyage is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) with an ICU (Critical Care) specialty in KEY WEST, Florida. Client is seeking someone with experience who can start soon which means that we need qualified applicants to quickly begin our electronic onboarding process. Please click the apply button to get started immediately. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organiz...

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