Ocala is one of the southeast’s best-kept secrets. But word is quickly getting out that this area is home to many vibrant industries, including healthcare, horses, logistics, manufacturing, and professional services. Recently, the Census Bureau ranked Ocala as “one of the fastest growing metros in the county” and Forbes named us as a “top 10 metro for future job growth.” It’s not an Oscar, but we’ll take it!
Ocala is also a fun place. From some of the best ziplining and watersport activities in the country to arts and culture galore, Ocala has no shortage of big-city amenities—or small-town charm.
Of course, you’ve probably found this page because we invited you here and you’re curious where the next step in your career may take you. Well, the professional opportunities in Ocala are as bright as the Florida sunshine. New logistics facilities by AutoZone, FedEx, and Chewy, as well as the steady influx of affluent retirees, have created a huge need for insurance and financial services, attorneys, and accountants, to name a few. If you search just those career fields at EmployFlorida.com, you’ll probably see over 650 jobs available in these specialties alone right now.