What kind of jobs are there in Miami, FL?

Tourism accounts for thoursands of jobs in Miami-Dade County, with millions of people flying into Miami International Airport and boarding ships in PortMiami each year. 

Given Miami's position as a major international port, trade and manufacturing are also key industries in the area, as is finance. Miami has been undergoing a new-construction boom in recent years, providing a number of industry-related job opportunities. 

Job Market Index

Index Score: 7.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Miami has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Miami
$48,240

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

2.8%
of people are without a job

0.9% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top Industries in Miami

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Employment
290,300
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Employment
218,300
Janitor
Salary: $21.99k - $33.49k

Finance and Insurance

Total Employment
118,900
Customer Service Representative
Salary: $26.73k - $42.97k