Industry share of office job postings shift in Tampa

graph of quarterly office job postings in Tampa from Q1 2018 to Q2 2023 by industry
  • The total number of office job postings in Tampa as of the end of the second quarter of 2023 was 14% lower than pre-pandemic levels and 38% lower than the second quarter of 2022. This demonstrates the result of companies pausing real estate and hiring decisions as cost-saving measures amidst the downturn.
  • The greatest decline of office job postings since before the pandemic is within the tech sector, with postings down 42% as of the end of the second quarter, compared to pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, the legal sector has experienced the greatest growth over that same period, with office job postings up by 41%.
  • Tampa’s unemployment rate rose from 2.6% at the start of 2023 to 3% in June but remained below the national unemployment rate of 3.5%.

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