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Fort Pierce Jobs Overview

3,720
Job Openings
4.7%
Unemployment Rate
$40,190
Median Base Salary
44k
Population

Fort Pierce has the 677th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Fort Pierce is part of the Port St. Lucie metro area. Unemployment in the Port St. Lucie area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Port St. Lucie has the 176th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Fort Pierce is below average at $40,190, and the median cost of a home in Fort Pierce is $85,400, which is below the national average. 13% of workers in Fort Pierce hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 75% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Fort Pierce. 81% of Fort Pierce workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Fort Pierce spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

CareerSource Research Coast

2102 Avenue Q, Room 17
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
866-482-4473