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Aerospace, Aviation, and Defense

Aerospace, Aviation, and Defense

Florida is home to the birthplace of commercial aviation and is the transport hub for the Americas. 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.

If you’re curious about space exploration; want to hone your skills in aircraft maintenance, repair, operations, or simulation; or wish to put your critical thinking and analytical abilities to the test in cyber security and intelligence, explore a career path in aviation – a field where all lines of work are experiencing annual growth (nearly 2% for Computer and Information Systems Managers).


Salary for entry-level Computer and Information Systems Managers

Notable Manufacturing Companies

  • Adams Arms, LLC
  • Aeronautical Systems Engineering, Inc.
  • Aircraft Tooling & Design Group
  • Aviation Instrument Technologies, Inc.
  • Bay Tech Industries
  • Evolution Trikes
  • Jetline Systems Corporation
  • JTD Enterprises, Inc.
  • Meopta USA
  • Orbital Corporation
  • PALL Aeropower
  • Seaway Plastics Engineering, Inc.
  • SilverLight Aviation
  • Sunrise Manufacturing Int., Inc.
  • TKM Aviation
  • Tony Suits, Inc.
  • TRU Simulation + Training, Inc.
  • Zephyr Aircraft Engines, Inc.

growth over the past 5 years


jobs to fill over the next 3 years


“Manufacture” icon by Nithinan Tatah, “Aviation Security” icon by ProSymbols, “Business” icon by ibrandify, “Information Technology” icon by ProSymbols, “Distribution” icon by Vectors Market, “DNA” icon from Amelia Stewart from the Noun Project.