Quickly Find Top Talent by Partnering with Recruiters Who Specialize in Florida and the Aerospace Community
Sparks Group is a facility-cleared staffing company with 50+ years of experience staffing in-demand industries like IT and aerospace.
Our recruiting experts have professional experience in the fields they staff, from IT and finance to marketing and office. Reach out today so we can learn more about your organization’s desired roles and skills and discover how partnering with a staffing firm can help you quickly attract and recruit highly qualified candidates.
Job Market in Florida’s Space Coast
Florida’s Space Coast is known for the aerospace and defense industry. It makes up the eastern coast of central Florida and primarily includes cities in Brevard County, such as Cocoa Beach, Melbourne Beach, Palm Bay, Cape Canaveral, Titusville, and Viera.1 Tourists come for attractions like The Kennedy Space Center, and many aerospace companies have locations in the Space Coast that attract workers of all ages, such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and SpaceX.
Here are a few more interesting facts about the job market in Florida’s Space Coast:
- There are more than 290,000 people employed in the Space Coast.2
- More than 630,000 people live in the Space Coast.2
- The county GDP for the Space Coast is more than $26 billion.2
- The median age in the Space Coast is 47 years old.3 However, there are still young people in the area due to the many local colleges and universities.
IT Staffing Solutions in Florida’s Space Coast
The growing IT industry in Florida’s Space Coast means that many aerospace and defense companies need to fill roles like full-stack engineers, data scientists, project managers, and cloud architects. Most roles in the aerospace industry require a security clearance. By working with a staffing firm with TS facility clearance like Sparks Group, our aerospace recruiters can make hiring as agile as possible for cleared jobs.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), these are the annual mean salaries for roles in the Space Coast similar to the ones above:4
- Computer Hardware Engineers: $131,910
- Data Scientists: $107,150
- Project Management Specialists: $103,600
- Computer Network Architects: $112,850
Many Florida colleges and universities offer computer science degrees, an excellent opportunity for Space Coast companies to recruit newly graduated IT talent. More than 43,000 students are studying computer and information sciences and support services at Florida educational institutions, like the University of Central Florida (UFC), Florida Institute of Technology, and Eastern Florida State College.2
Partner With a Staffing Firm That Knows Florida and the Space Coast
Improve candidate quality using a staffing firm’s resources and connections. By partnering with a staffing firm, you can find candidates that align with your aerospace company’s desired technical and soft skills and company culture, even passive candidates who aren’t actively looking for jobs but would be interested in new opportunities.
Working with a staffing firm saves your HR team time and headaches from tedious hiring tasks like vetting candidates and conducting interviews to find the top applicants. Reduce the time to hire by working with our recruiters who understand the aerospace industry and Space Coast community. Our aerospace staffing experts have the tech expertise to talk with candidates and pass along only the top applicants to your company.
Along with the IT sector, Sparks Group can also help staff the following industries:
- Digital design
- Content creation
- Market research
- And more
- Financial services
- Contracts and acquisition support
- And more
- Office support
- Customer service
- Talent acquisition
- And more
Work with Our Aerospace Staffing Experts to Find and Place Top Talent in Florida and the Space Coast
Our experienced recruiters can help your company staff and recruit top talent for all types of positions in the aerospace industry, including:
- Permanent, temporary, or contract-to-hire roles
- In-person or remote positions
- Roles that require a security clearance (Sparks Group is a top-secret cleared facility experienced in the federal market.)
Speak to our Florida staffing and recruiting experts to find and place top IT talent today.
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