Manufacturing jobs in Tampa hold steady

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Manufacturing jobs in Tampa are staying strong, according to recent data.

Of the Tampa, FL jobs available in the Private Sector, 484,235 (75.78%) are in the Service Providing industry and 77,874 (12.19%) are in the Goods Producing industry. As far as establishments are concerned, 30,724Tampa employers (4.81%) do business in the Service Providing industry and 5,894 (0.92%) operate in the Goods Producing industry.

The top Service Providing industry jobs in Tampa include Professional and Business Services; Trade, Transportation, and Utilities; and Education and Health Services careers. Expect Goods Producing industry jobs in Tampa to include Construction and Manufacturing.

Zeroing in on specific industries, Tampa jobs in the Professional and Business Services industry include 138,220 positions (21.63%); 8,380 employers (1.31%) and average weekly wages of $772 ($40,144 annualized salary).

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities careers in Tampa, FL include 119,225 jobs (18.66%); 7,801 employers (1.22%); and average weekly salaries of $716 per week or $37,232 per year. Education and Health Services jobs include 70,857Tampa employees (11.09%); 3,407 employers (0.53%); and weekly average salaries of $822 or $42,744 per year. For those seeking Construction jobs in Tampa, expect to see 40,511 positions (6.34%) from 4,512 employers (0.71%) and average salaries of $852 per week or $44,304 per year. In addition, Tampa, FLManufacturing occupations include 30,356 jobs (4.75%) in 1,059 companies (0.17%) with average salaries of $826 per week or $42,952 per year.

Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Q3 2007.