Data Analytics is a quickly emerging sector that uses and manipulates “big data” to optimize business processes. In 2017, the Data Analytics industry was responsible for more than half of the new jobs created in St. Pete.
Specializations include data processing, hosting, and marketing consulting services.
St. Petersburg anchors the Florida High Tech Corridor , one of the top 6 high-tech employment centers in the nation and comprised of more than half of Florida’s high-tech firms.
Talent & Degree Programs
Local programs and higher-education institutions support St. Pete's data analytics industry and a highly skilled workforce. USF-St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg College offer curriculum and applied experience opportunities at varying levels predictive analytics, information technology, business management, systems networking, mathematics, statistics, and digital media.
Average sector wage of $68,269 is nearly $23,000 more than the average county wage
40 percent projected annual growth of the industry within the city
Fastest-growing sector in the city and in the United States