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Employment Conditions Snapshot
This page provides a quick glimpse of the Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay area employment conditions.
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Current Market Information
Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted) - April 2013 (most recent available)
United States: 7.1%
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater MSA: 6.7%
Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance (Hillsborough County): 6.4%
*Industries gaining jobs in Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater MSA over the year included:
- Retail Trade (+9,700 jobs);
- Education and Health services (+9,600 jobs);
- Professional and business services (+8,800 jobs);
- Mining, logging, and construction (+4,000 jobs);
- Leisure and hospitality (+3,900 jobs);
- Financial activities (+2,200 jobs);
- Other services (+1,000);
- Government (+100 jobs).
*Industries that lost jobs in Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater MSA over the year were:
- Wholesale Trade (-1,900 jobs);
- Manufacturing (-1,700 jobs);
- Information (-200 jobs);
- Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities (-100 jobs).
Average Annual Wage - 2011 (most recent available)
Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance (Hillsborough County): $46,084
Click here for a detailed report on industries showing growth or declines in jobs, population totals and other information specific to Hillsborough County.