Sunday, December 11, 2005

Daytona Beach employment

Daytona Beach Employment
One of the best things about Daytona and Volusia county is the abundance of career opportunities.
Whether you're an entrepreneur or a corporate executive, Volusia County has a position for you.
All of this coupled with a low cost of living index and the fact, that  there is no state or local income tax, means you take home more.
That combined with a low cost of living means a better lifestyle.

Wouldn’t it be nice to go to work each day and have it be sunny.
Some statistics:
As of may 2004 per the US Department of labor in Volusia county:
Number of workers-167,420          
Median hourly wage $11.31 to $14.83 
Entry $7.44  per hour
Experienced $19.02 average per hour
Annual wage $30,840

For specific figures by occupation go to
lMajor Employment By Industry in order of numbers
• Retail
• Health care and Social Services
• Accommodation and food services
• Educational services
• Construction
• Manufacturing
• Public administration
• Management
• Top Employers
Volusia County School Board   8,998 School System
Halifax Staffing Incorporated   6,330 Medical
Volusia County 3,354 Government
Publix Supermarkets Incorporated  2,798 Grocery
Wal-mart Associates Incorporated   2,206 Retail
Vision Hr Inc. 1,667 Human Resources
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical 1,513 University
Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial    1,403 Medical
Daytona Beach Community College 1,334 Jr. College
Winn Dixie Stores Incorporated 1,290 Grocery
John B Stetson University 1,078 University
City of Daytona Beach   1,017 Government
United States Postal Service   952   Government
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial 850   Medical
Tyco Healthcare Kendall Products 770 Manufacturing
Florida Health Care Plan Incorporated 740 Medical
Memorial Hospital West 737   Medical
Act Corporation    701   Health Services
National Association for Stock Car 700 Entertainment
Daytona Beach News Journal 696   Newspaper
Bert Fish Medical Center Inc. 598   Medical
Walgreens   552   Pharmacy
Target   549  Retail

Additional resources for job and demographic information
Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Florida (BEBR)
U.S Census Bureau

Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation – Labor Market Information
State jobs

*If you have to work for a living, you might as well be in a great environment.

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