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.
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
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