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.

February Pinellas County Business News

This issue’s feature story is the release of our new logo and branding, which we are very excited to share with the world. Inside, you can also find information about upcoming events for small businesses, news about assistance available to businesses in need, and more.

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Woman Finds Her Passion in Real Estate, Giving Back

Client Pamela Bell has nothing but praise for the assistance provided by Kurt Forster and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at PCED. “I am telling you the SBDC was a godsend to me. I never would have known how to put everything together the way that it has.” Bell owns her own Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) and holds her license under Coastal Christies Property Group, LLC, which focuses on residential, investment, and commercial properties, including luxury.

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