What kind of jobs are there in Port St. Lucie, FL?

Currently, top industries in Port St. Lucie include health care services with employers like Martin Health System, St. Lucie Medical Center and Port St. Lucie Hospital. Another large percentage of the Port St. Lucie population works in customer service, employed at call centers headquartered in the area, including Convey Health Solutions, Teleperformance, Maximus and McKesson.

Other top industries include retail trade, accommodation and food service, as the region is popular with tourists. A large portion of the local population also commutes daily to nearby metro areas like West Palm Beach. 

The construction industry and related trades are projected to see the greatest job market growth over the next several years due to enticing building incentives for new and expanding businesses, as well as increased demand for housing.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 5.9 /10

How we calculate this.


Port St. Lucie has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


Port St. Lucie
$42,500

USA
$50,620

Unemployment Rate 2018

4.1%
of people are without a job

0.2 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.