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Fort Walton Beach Jobs Overview

3,103
Job Openings
4.3%
Unemployment Rate
$39,100
Median Base Salary
22k
Population

Fort Walton Beach has the 1421st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 11.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Fort Walton Beach is part of the Pensacola metro area. Unemployment in the Pensacola area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Pensacola has the 140th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Fort Walton Beach is below average at $39,100, and the median cost of a home in Fort Walton Beach is $156,600, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Fort Walton Beach hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Fort Walton Beach. 83% of Fort Walton Beach workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Fort Walton Beach spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

CareerSource Okaloosa Walton

409 N.E. Racetrack Road
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547-2503
850-833-7587