What kind of jobs are there in Tallahassee, FL?

As befits a state capital and college town, Tallahassee’s major industries are government and education. Health services is another big sector, with local hospitals including Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare and Capital Regional Medical Center. Finance, information technology, social services and manufacturing follow just behind. 

Research jobs also exist, thanks to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and research institutes at the universities and at Innovation Park of Tallahassee. As Tallahassee’s reputation as an entrepreneurial incubator grows, more graduates choose to stay and start small businesses here.

Job Market Index

Index Score: 6.5 /10

How we calculate this.

Tallahassee has a healthier job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary



Unemployment Rate 2019

of people are without a job

0.5% lower than national average

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.