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Palm Coast Employment

Employment and Industries in the Palm Coast, Florida Area

The tables here illustrate essential information about work and employment in the area. Information includes:

  • A table of the most numerous types of work found here, both for jobs generally requiring college degrees and jobs not requiring college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Palm Coast than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Palm Coast.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Palm Coast.
  • A list of any large public companies in Palm Coast.

Most Popular Jobs in Palm Coast, Florida Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 190 $69,110 $26,490 - 127,690 8% 51%
2 Accountants and auditors 100 $53,720 $35,060 - 78,180 18% 79%
3 Lawyers 60 $0 $ - 11% 99%
4 Legislators 40 $30,000 $26,520 - 34,880 1% 65%
5 Computer programmers 30 $51,750 $30,240 - 75,780 -4% 73%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Cashiers 690 $18,100 $14,880 - 23,140 -3% 10%
2 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 640 $22,370 $17,540 - 28,140 18% 6%
3 Retail salespersons 540 $27,650 $16,940 - 44,320 12% 25%
4 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 530 $17,310 $14,680 - 20,920 18% 5%
5 Stock clerks and order fillers 500 $22,380 $16,350 - 31,600 -8% 8%
6 Waiters and waitresses 500 $20,510 $15,220 - 28,070 11% 14%
7 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 440 $27,100 $17,370 - 39,960 1% 18%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 370 $20,930 $16,890 - 26,050 15% 4%
9 Office clerks, general 340 $23,010 $15,860 - 33,030 13% 19%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 260 $28,330 $15,470 - 39,250 13% 16%
11 Customer service representatives 240 $27,760 $16,630 - 42,650 25% 22%
12 Cooks, restaurant 220 $21,970 $17,210 - 29,290 12% 5%
13 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 200 $35,230 $26,950 - 44,450 15% 18%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 180 $39,420 $26,830 - 50,740 4% 25%
15 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 170 $27,310 $20,720 - 32,780 10% 4%
16 Carpenters 160 $31,500 $22,840 - 42,000 10% 6%
17 Dishwashers 160 $15,850 $14,560 - 17,980 10% 3%
18 Food preparation workers 150 $17,880 $14,500 - 23,560 15% 7%
19 Maintenance and repair workers, general 140 $27,640 $20,520 - 40,050 10% 6%
20 Business operations specialists, all other 130 $68,900 $39,760 - 100,090 21% 49%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 130 $53,100 $35,940 - 79,060 9% 10%
22 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 130 $29,700 $21,530 - 40,360 14% 4%
23 Construction laborers 130 $28,830 $22,170 - 36,660 11% 5%
24 Real estate brokers 130 $0 $ - 11% 45%
25 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 120 $38,890 $23,330 - 63,860 6% 29%
26 Fire fighters 120 $25,240 $17,500 - 35,510 12% 18%
27 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 110 $35,440 $28,440 - 41,740 14% 7%
28 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 110 $28,800 $18,480 - 39,790 11% 14%
29 Postal service mail carriers 110 $0 $ - 1% 11%
30 General and operations managers 100 $70,460 $33,450 - 126,840 2% 48%
31 Electricians 100 $35,460 $23,150 - 50,130 7% 7%
32 Medical assistants 100 $26,860 $22,350 - 31,660 35% 10%
33 Receptionists and information clerks 100 $24,290 $15,820 - 35,330 17% 13%
34 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 90 $20,270 $14,520 - 26,010 2% 5%
35 Cost estimators 80 $63,020 $36,170 - 84,750 19% 32%
36 Tellers 80 $25,540 $21,590 - 32,210 14% 16%
37 Loan officers 70 $60,540 $35,670 - 98,730 12% 49%
38 Insurance sales agents 70 $54,440 $23,440 - 136,180 13% 45%
39 Loan interviewers and clerks 70 $28,420 $20,870 - 46,860 -1% 24%
40 All other information and record clerks 70 $24,800 $17,790 - 34,440 -13% 21%
41 Child care workers 70 $18,400 $15,000 - 23,860 18% 15%
42 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 60 $25,790 $19,140 - 32,900 4% 6%
43 Order clerks 60 $21,840 $17,220 - 28,740 -24% 16%
44 Packers and packagers, hand 60 $17,850 $15,250 - 20,060 -12% 3%
45 Court, municipal, and license clerks 50 $31,370 $23,280 - 45,860 9% 24%
46 Industrial truck and tractor operators 50 $24,420 $18,650 - 30,800 -2% 2%
47 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 50 $21,080 $16,740 - 25,580 8% 4%
48 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 40 $61,030 $45,330 - 79,160 7% 13%
49 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 40 $49,420 $30,390 - 73,850 -5% 15%
50 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 40 $36,600 $27,560 - 50,840 8% 3%
51 Automotive body and related repairers 40 $36,570 $27,370 - 48,620 12% 3%
52 Computer support specialists 40 $32,050 $22,040 - 40,820 13% 43%
53 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 40 $15,810 $14,480 - 18,360 12% 6%
54 Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 40 $0 $ - 14% 8%
55 Construction and building inspectors 30 $50,410 $36,170 - 68,390 18% 23%
56 Bill and account collectors 30 $30,580 $21,760 - 38,920 23% 13%
57 File clerks 30 $25,440 $17,280 - 36,230 -41% 20%
58 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 30 $25,280 $20,090 - 34,930 10% 24%
59 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 30 $24,010 $18,340 - 30,580 8% 9%
60 Painters, construction and maintenance 30 $23,780 $15,170 - 38,040 12% 6%
61 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 30 $19,400 $14,590 - 28,990 10% 17%
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Jobs More Common Near Palm Coast Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Real estate brokers 0 130 39.1
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 22,370 640 9
Fire fighters 25,240 120 6.2
Postal service mail carriers 0 110 4.1
Dishwashers 15,850 160 4
Stock clerks and order fillers 22,380 500 3.4
Cooks, restaurant 21,970 220 3.2
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 27,100 440 3.1
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 53,100 130 2.9
Waiters and waitresses 20,510 500 2.7
Medical assistants 26,860 100 2.6
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 29,700 130 2.6
Cashiers 18,100 690 2.6
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 17,310 530 2.5
Carpenters 31,500 160 2.4
Food preparation workers 17,880 150 2.3
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 20,930 370 2.2
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 35,440 110 2.1
Electricians 35,460 100 2
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 39,420 180 2
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 28,330 260 1.8
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 28,800 110 1.8
Construction laborers 28,830 130 1.7
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 35,230 200 1.7
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 69,110 190 1.6
Business operations specialists, all other 68,900 130 1.6
Retail salespersons 27,650 540 1.5
Office clerks, general 23,010 340 1.5
Maintenance and repair workers, general 27,640 140 1.4
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 27,310 170 1.4
Customer service representatives 27,760 240 1.3
Receptionists and information clerks 24,290 100 1.1
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 38,890 120 1.1
Accountants and auditors 53,720 100 1.1
General and operations managers 70,460 100 0.8

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Palm Coast, Florida Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 69,110 1.22 190
Business operations specialists, all other 68,900 1.17 130
Retail salespersons 27,650 1.13 540
Waiters and waitresses 20,510 1.1 500
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 39,420 1.02 180
Cooks, restaurant 21,970 1.01 220
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 17,310 1 530
Stock clerks and order fillers 22,380 0.98 500
Cashiers 18,100 0.98 690
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 28,800 0.95 110
Customer service representatives 27,760 0.94 240
Food preparation workers 17,880 0.93 150
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 27,100 0.93 440
Construction laborers 28,830 0.93 130
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 22,370 0.92 640
Dishwashers 15,850 0.92 160
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 20,930 0.91 370
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 53,100 0.91 130
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 35,230 0.91 200
Office clerks, general 23,010 0.9 340
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 35,440 0.9 110
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 28,330 0.89 260
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 38,890 0.86 120
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 29,700 0.82 130
Maintenance and repair workers, general 27,640 0.8 140
Carpenters 31,500 0.8 160
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 27,310 0.73 170
Fire fighters 25,240 0.6 120
Real estate brokers 0 0 130
Postal service mail carriers 0 0 110

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