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.
Additional Talent & Workforce Resources
PINELLAS COUNTY JOB CORP CENTERJob Corps’ mission is to educate and train highly-motivated young people for successful careers in the nation’s fastest-growing industries.
AMSKILLS, INC.Transforming lives and strengthening communities through workforce training & apprenticeships for youth, adults, veterans and the economically disadvantaged.
CAREERSOURCE TAMPA BAYCareerSource Tampa Bay strengthens the competitive edge of local businesses in measurable ways that lead to the economic vitality of the region.
44.3% of Pinellas residents have an Associates Degree or Higher
66.2% of Pinellas residents have white collar jobs
$61,471 is Pinellas’ Average Annual Wage
1,401,865+ Population within a 35-minute commute
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For more information about workforce resources in Pinellas County, contact:
Jenee Skipper, SHRM-CP, Business Support Specialist.
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