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Major Employers

Assured Opportunities by the Shore

From large international corporations to small scale startups, Northwest Florida companies provide rewarding careers with strong opportunities for growth. The region boasts businesses from every industry, including aerospace and defense, logistics, IT & cybersecurity and more, making the region a strong prospect for any profession.

Major employers choose Northwest Florida for its business-friendly climate, strategic location, and lower prices. They’re also hiring fast — so throw out your beach towel and reserve your own piece of the Northwest Florida’s coastline.

1 Million Workforce
45,000 Businesses
470,000+ Currently employed
61% White collar jobs

Tools & Resources


Unbounded by county lines, organizations in Northwest Florida hold a variety of career fairs and networking events throughout the year.

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Thinking about a career move but want to increase your competitiveness? Northwest Florida has several workforce development organizations to get you where you need to be.

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Get a sense of what it’s like to live in Northwest Florida with a detailed look into our diverse communities.

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Dog Beach at Pier Park ranked in top 30 best dog-friendly beaches in U.S. View the list here

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Dog Beach at Pier Park, known across the Panhandle as being a great place to take your BFFs (best furry friends), is making a name for itself nationally.  Located on the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach, Dog Beach is among the 30 best dog-friendly beaches in the country, according […]
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‘New Moon of Northwest Florida’ will soon take flight

WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. (WMBB) — A little less than four years ago, a company called Skyborne Technology opened up a facility in Wewahitchka. In that short time, the company has taken flight, literally. Skyborne is completing its 15th airship and has big plans for the near future. One of Skyborne Technologies primary projects so far has […]
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Opportunity Florida – Opportunity is Here Video

Florida’s Rural Area of Opportunity region in Northwest Florida, where your company may expand or locate a new facility using the region’s skilled labor coming from our workforce training pipeline that begins at the high school. Come visit our area that abounds with quality of place attributes. Opportunity Is Here — You Should Be Too!
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