Florida presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
Florida Economic Overview
In 2016, Florida Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 4th with over $926 billion and ranked 40th with a per capita GDP of over $39,000. For June 2017, Florida had an employed workforce of over 9.7 million and an unemployment rate of 4.1%. For 2016, Florida ranked 28th on cost of living. In 2015, Florida had the fourth largest economy in America, trailing California, Texas and New York.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Florida’s rank on this measure has fallen from 35th to 42nd.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Florida, including the following major cities:
- Cape Coral
- Homosassa Springs
- Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL
- Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL
- West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL
- North Port
- Palm Bay
- Panama City
- Port St. Lucie
- Punta Gorda
- The Villages
Florida Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Florida industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Florida economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The Florida OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Leisure & Hospitality.
Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Leisure & Hospitality is the top supersector in Florida, with over 1.2 million employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Universal City Florida Partners
- Universal City Travel Partners
- Burger King Capital Holdings, LLC
- Global Fine Arts, Inc.
- The Walt Disney Company
Florida Growth Industries for Job Training
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
Florida OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are in the Construction supersector, the Manufacturing supersector, and the Other Services supersector.
Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Construction: (NAICS 23)
Construction is the top growth industry in Florida, relative to the rest of America, with over 500,000 employed (5.9% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.9% while the national average grew 3.5%. Companies reporting the most employment growth in this supersector are:
- Lennar Corporation
- Dycom Industries, Inc.
- The Goldfield Corporation Del
- Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co.
Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Manufacturing: (NAICS 31-33)
The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.
Manufacturing is one of the top growth industries in Florida, relative to the rest of America, with over 365,000 employed (4.3% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.1% while the national average grew 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employment growth in this supersector are:
- Sun Hydraulics Corporation
- Lightpath Technologies, Inc.
- S. Stem Cell, Inc.
- Drone Aviation Holding Corp.
- Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc.
Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Repair and Maintenance: NAICS 811
- Personal and Laundry Services: NAICS 812
- Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations: NAICS 813
- Private Households: NAICS 814
Other Services is one of the top growth industries in Florida, relative to the rest of America, with over 365,000 employed (4.3% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 5.0% while the national average grew 2.7%. The company reporting the most employment growth in this supersector is:
- ILG, Inc.
Florida Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Florida occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
Florida Job Training Providers
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Florida. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Florida, OJT.com can help you.
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