Florida provides a variety of lifestyles to choose from, from urban to rural living in large cities to wide agricultural areas throughout the state. With miles of sunny beaches and coastline, world-renowned theme parks and tourist attractions, and mild weather year round, Florida has something for just about everyone. As the population continues to grow and change, so too will the career opportunities in the various engineering fields.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 98,430, and counting, engineering related jobs in the state of Florida. Nuclear engineers are the leading employers in the state with an increase rate of 43.2%.
Here is a list of some the larger companies in Florida that higher engineering professionals: Disney, University of Florida, American Airlines, Florida Hospital Orlando, American Express, Universal City, Pensacola Naval Air Station and Marriott International.