Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Research Team has released a report analyzing labor costs and availability for warehouse workers in Florida. The report also highlights the challenges many firms face in hiring and retaining employees. Download the report to learn more about how the following factors are affecting warehouse workers in markets throughout the state.
Population & Job Growth
Florida’s elevated population and job growth rates support a rising consumer market making it a magnet for expansion by eCommerce companies which today account for a quarter of all industrial leasing.
Warehouse Worker Wages
The average wage in Florida for a warehouse worker with five years of experience was $14.22 an hour and the difference between major markets was only $0.63 per hour.
Worker Retention Strategies
Warehouse companies in Florida are adding incentives to hire workers and improve work environments to keep people engaged in the hope to reduce employee turnover and save money.