Florida is a goldmine for job seekers with security clearances. The Sunshine state is home to hundreds of companies seeking those with a clearance.

Tampa is home to MacDill Air Force Base, the U. S. Special Operations Command and dozens of high tech government contractors including Lockheed Martin and L-3 Communications.

Eglin Air force Base, on the west coast of Florida,  is home to missile development, and the F-35 maintenance and engineering. The Twentieth Space Control Squadron monitors space for incoming asteroids at Elgin.

The Navy’s Center for Information Warfare Training—where its crypto, cyber, and intelligence experts are trained—is based at Corry Station in western Florida.

Melbourne, Florida, on the east coast, near Coco Beach and Cape Canaveral is home to Northrop Grumman, Harris Communications and dozens of other defense contractors as well as NASA and several space program oriented companies.

Orlando is home to Lockheed Martin and Martin Marietta as well as dozens of other contractors. It is also very near Cape Canaveral home to NASA and the space program.

Pensacola, in the Panhandle of Florida, is home to the Blue Angels and one of the most important aviation centers in the country.

There are hundreds of companies and federal contractors throughout the state and the hiring market is hot for those with a clearance. Florida is a great place to live and raise your family and well worth considering if you want to maintain and take advantage of your clearance.

For more information, see David Brown’s article at Clearancejobs.com.

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