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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Sarasota, Florida Metro Area

MSA: North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
counties: Manatee, Sarasota
Population (2016 estimate): 788,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 294,000
Average Earnings (2016): $43,410

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 9,050 32.0 0.6 $93,790
Business and Financial Operations 12,100 42.8 0.8 $56,970
IT and Mathematical 3,650 12.9 0.4 $61,270
Architecture and Engineering 2,630 9.3 0.5 $59,030
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,010 3.6 0.4 $51,460
Community and Social Services 2,780 9.8 0.7 $40,410
Legal and Judicial 2,450 8.7 1.1 $70,880
Education, Training, and Library 11,790 41.7 0.7 $42,850
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,520 12.5 0.9 $39,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 18,310 64.8 1.1 $59,930
Healthcare Support 11,860 42.0 1.5 $28,570
Protective Services 5,610 19.8 0.8 $41,920
Food Preparation and Serving Related 34,330 121.4 1.3 $22,160
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 12,230 43.2 1.4 $23,270
Personal Care and Services 8,200 29.0 0.9 $23,860
Sales and Related 39,000 138.0 1.3 $25,570
Office and Administrative Support 48,060 170.0 1.1 $31,070
Construction and Extraction 15,740 55.7 1.4 $35,620
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 12,560 44.4 1.1 $37,030
Production 13,140 46.5 0.7 $31,060
Transportation and Material Moving 13,150 46.5 0.7 $26,720

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