Starting wage to $16 an hour at GTE Financial

GTE Financial recently increased its starting wage to $16 an hour. The current minimum wage in Florida rose from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour as of January 1st, 2019. “With unemployment at historical lows in Tampa Bay, it is becoming more competitive than ever to secure top talent. Further increasing our starting salary allows GTE to be a leader in the career marketplace to attract and retain top talent – and more importantly ensure a competitive living wage for our employees,” said Jasiel Legon, SVP, and Chief Talent Officer at GTE Financial.