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



Unemployment Rate 2019

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
Waiter and Waitress
Salary: $18.82k - $28.28k

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

Total Employment
Salary: $21.99k - $33.49k

Finance and Insurance

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