Talent & Workforce

Pinellas County is committed to attracting top talent and fostering high-wage skills growth by collaborating with partner agencies throughout the region and state to produce and retain the Pinellas workforce needed in today’s business climate.

Strong Talent Pipeline

With a population of 972,852+ and accessible labor market of 1,401,865+ workers within commuting distance, Pinellas County can meet the need for almost any type of skilled labor. Pinellas’ collection of world-class talent is among the top reasons why businesses choose to locate and expand in the County. Employers find that Pinellas County has access to a talent pipeline that is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. With a talented, diverse, and abundant workforce, Pinellas County has the programs, resources, training and education partners that continue to build talent with in-demand skills of that help businesses thrive.

Whether your company is looking to locate or expand in Pinellas County, our professionals and workforce partners are ready to assist your business with recruitment, training or retention strategies.

Looking for talent and recruitment assistance?

Strong partnerships exist between Pinellas County, training and education institutions, workforce development agencies and training grants funders to provide innovative solutions to employers. Make an appointment with Pinellas County Economic Development’s experts today to learn how your business can benefit from workforce partnerships and assistance.

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Additional Talent & Workforce Resources

Quick Facts

44.3% of Pinellas residents have an Associates Degree or Higher

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66.2% of Pinellas residents have white collar jobs

$61,471 is Pinellas’ Average Annual Wage

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1,401,865+ Population within a 35-minute commute

Jenee Skipper

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For more information about workforce resources in Pinellas County, contact:

Jenee Skipper, SHRM-CP, Business Support Specialist.

July Business News

Read about upcoming events such as the Global Tampa Bay Export Sales Mission to Vancouver, Canada, the Hard Hats & Taps event for contractors looking to do business with Pinellas County, Round 7 Funding for Pinellas County’s Employment Sites Program, and more.

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Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (ADVTE) Referendum – Aug. 20 Ballot

The referendum proposing renewal of this program will appear on the August 20, 2024, Primary Election Ballot, and all registered voters in Pinellas County are eligible to vote on this nonpartisan issue.

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Need workforce assistance? Let us help.
Jenee Skipper, SHRM-CP
Business Support Specialist
(727) 453-7781