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Invent yourself in Pasco County

Did you know that Pasco County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Florida with a cost of living lower than competing metros like Charlotte, Jacksonville, and Atlanta? There are 225,000 workers here who contribute their skills and expertise to companies like Mettler Toledo and Pall Aeropower – both Fortune 500 companies – that are part of an exciting workforce upsurge in greater Tampa Bay. Our region also benefits from agile startups and tenured firms that want to staff their organizations with the best and brightest Pasco County has to offer. They’re looking for people like you.

As a career seeker, it’s here you can access various assistance programs, plus discover programs to advance your skills, on-the-job training opportunities and apprenticeships, and potential careers that give way to professional growth and achievement.

The WorkforceCONNECT team is ready to help launch you into a fulfilling career in Pasco County!

Explore Careers in Pasco

Discover the industries that power Pasco County, from a business & professional services cluster that grows nearly 4%
annually to an aviation sector that recently saw a $40 million boon thanks to an investment in flight simulators.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Pasco County is home to more than 350 growing and thriving manufacturing companies that employ more than 4,000 people. The industry has grown by 12.27% over the past five years and more than 1,300 positions will need to be filled over the next three years.

Aerospace, Aviation, and Defense

Aerospace, Aviation, and Defense

As the gateway to southwest Florida, Pasco County benefits from close proximity to MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa International Airport, and Port Tampa Bay. This industry has grown by 25.48% over the past five years and 300 jobs will come available over the next three years.

Business & Professional Services

Business & Professional Services

Business and professional services in Pasco County is the fastest growing industry in the Tampa metro area, growing at nearly 4% annually. Over the past five years, it has grown by 17.75% and is projected to see 3,053 jobs come available over the next three years.

Information Technology

Information Technology

Florida boasts the nation’s third largest tech industry, and that means workers in Pasco County benefit from a diverse set of jobs. IT looks strong in terms of projected growth: The industry is expected to see a 3% increase over the next three years and add 293 jobs over the same amount of time.

Life Sciences & Medical Technology

Life Sciences & Medical Technology

Pasco County is integral to Southwest Florida’s reputation as an epicenter of medical innovation. The Life Sciences & Medical Technology sector has grown by 22.27% over the past five years with 192 jobs needing to be filled over the next three years.

Logistics & Distribution

Logistics & Distribution

Florida has one of the most considerable multi-modal transportation systems in the world. Pasco County does too with its location along the coast in southwest Florida, plus its proximity to Orlando. Logistics & Distribution has grown by 27.5% over the past five years and is projected to see 2,030 jobs come available over the next three years.