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If you are looking at this page, you've likely given some interest and thought into what types of Sarasota jobs exist here in the area. It's actually quite common for people to line up an interview or two with some of the local Sarasota employers while here on a vacation. As a top level overview of the Suncoast region, it's real estate, tourism and healthcare that drive our economy. Via the job search box below, try doing some searches in your respective field to see what types of positions and pay rates are currently being offered.

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Suncoast Workforce Overview

The eight county area of the Florida Suncoast, which encompasses 4,343,168 persons, has experienced a population growth of roughly 8% over the past 6 years, from 2010 - 2016. Our region's growth rate is slighly above Florida's growth rate of 7.2% for the same time period.

The three highest employing sectors of our local ecomony are (1) office / administrative support occupations at 18.2%, (2) sales occupations at 12.5%, and (3) food preparation / food service occupations at 12.5%. Weekly pay per worker in the Tampa - Naples area ranges from $654 per week in Charlotte County to $914 per week in Hillsborough County. The average weekly pay for the State of Florida is $852 per week. Statistics provided by the Florida Labor Market Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program. For more detailed info on occupations andpay rates, click here.

Sarasota County - Largest Employers

# Employer Name  Employees  Industry
1. School Board of Sarasota County 5,070 Public Education
2. Sarasota Memorial Health Care 3,024 Health Care
3. Publix Supermakets, Inc. 2,677 Grocery Store
4. PGT Industries 2,079 Manufacturer - Windows & Doors
5. Sarasota County Government 2,027 County Government
6. Venice Regional Bayfront Health 871 Hospital
7. Goodwill Industries Manasota 837 Not-for-Profit Retailer
8. Sun Hydraulics Corporation 683 Manufacturer - Hydraulic Valves
9. Tervis 679 Manufacturer
10. City of Sarasota 619 City Government
11. Tidewell Hospice 575 Healthcare
12. City of North Port 530 Municipality
13. Doctors Hospital of Sarasota 471 Hospital
14. The Ritz-Carlton of Sarasota 444 Hotel And Resort
15. ASO, LLC 440 Manufacturer
16. Shared Services Center 405 Business Support
17. FCCI Insurance Group 402 Insurance
18. Ringling College 330 College
19. Expert Global Solutions 330 Customer Service
20. Englewood Community Hospital 319 Hospital
Source: EDC of Sarasota County & Sarasota Community Foundation, 2016
Sarasota County Municipalities: City of North Port, City of Sarasota, City of Venice, Town of Longboat Key, Bee Ridge, Desoto Lakes, Englewood, Fruitville, Gulf Gate Estates, Kensington Park, Lake Sarasota, Laurel, Nokomis, North Sarasota, Osprey, Plantation, Ridge Wood Heights, Sarasota Springs, Siesta Key, South Gate Ridge, South Sarasota, South Venice, Southgate, The Meadows, Vamo, Venice Gardens, Warm Mineral Springs

Local Employment Data:

- Top Employers  (By Region & Industry)
- Salaries & Wages  (Tampa - Naples)
- Workforce Labor Stats  (Tampa - Naples)

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