Employee Data

Business diagramme with magnifying glass, Employee Data

The following statistics pertain to Pinellas County employees within the Unified Personnel System (UPS). The UPS includes 10 organizations or Appointing Authorities: Business Technology Services, Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Administrator, County Attorney, Forward Pinellas, Human Resources, Human Rights, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector.

Did you know?

  • More than 3,100 employees serve Pinellas County. That does not include county employees who are not part of the UPS, such as School Board, Sheriff’s Office or Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority staff.
  • The average employee has nearly 10 years of service.
  • The UPS organizations with the most employees are the County Administrator, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Tax Collector.

More data is available for Pinellas County regarding population, income, employers, housing units and more:


The data below is current as of Dec. 31, 2021. It does not include elected officials, temporary or casual workers.

Positions

Appointing AuthorityUnencumbered (Filled) Positions
Business Technology Services137
Clerk of the Circuit Court495
County Administrator1,951
County Attorney33
County Commissioners8
Forward Pinellas17
Human Resources36
Office of Human Rights9
Property Appraiser120
Supervisor of Elections44
Tax Collector263
Total3,113

Gender and Age

Age GroupMaleFemaleTotal
Under 30144140284
30-39360297657
40-49363334697
50-59512484996
60 and Over238241479
Totals1,6171,4963,113
Average Age46.647.046.8

Service Type (Classified or Exempt) and Age

Age GroupClassifiedExemptTotal
Under 3026024284
30-39501156657
40-49491206697
50-59725271996
60 and Over362117479
Totals2,3397743,113
Average Age46.348.346.8

Service Type (Classified or Exempt) and Ethnicity

Service TypeAsianNative Amer.BlackHisp. or LatinoWhite2 or moreHawaiian or other Pacific IslanderChose Not to Disclose
Classified3483471311,514222282
Exempt29064365885052
Totals6384111672,102272334
% of Total2.0%0.3%13.2%5.4%67.5%0.9%0.1%10.7%

Average Length of Service (Years Worked)

Exempt Service

Appointing AuthorityNumber of Employees Average Length of Service (Years)
Business Technology Services13410.9
Clerk of the Circuit Court9313.3
County Administrator41310.0
County Attorney2214.3
County Commissioners87.5
Forward Pinellas58.6
Human Resources176.3
Office of Human Rights22.4
Property Appraiser2411.9
Supervisor of Elections189.6
Tax Collector3812.5
Total77410.7

Classified Service

Appointing AuthorityNumber of EmployeesAverage Length of Service (Years)
Business Technology Services323.9
Clerk of the Circuit Court4029.8
County Administrator1,5389.6
County Attorney1110.5
County Commissioners00
Forward Pinellas1211.9
Human Resources1911.2
Office of Human Rights714.0
Property Appraiser9611.0
Supervisor of Elections267.7
Tax Collector2257.8
Total2,3399.6

Exempt and Classified Service Combined

Total EmployeesAverage Length of Service (Years)
3,1139.9

Staff Turnover

YearStaff Turnover Percentage
202116.3%
202011.73%
201913.4%
201813.6%
20179.32%
201610.48%
201511.7%
201411.3%
Includes resignations, terminations and retirements.

Previous Data

To view data from previous years, please contact Human Resources at (727) 464-3367 or AskHR@pinellascounty.org.