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Sarasota, FL is an attractive destination for job seekers due to its strong job growth rate of 45.42%, which is significantly higher than the US average of 30.54%. The low unemployment rate in Sarasota, FL of only 3.4% is even more competitive than the national average of 4.1%. This makes Sarasota a great place to start a career or find new employment opportunities. With such promising job prospects and economic stability, Sarasota is quickly becoming one of the most desired locations to work and live in Florida.

The unemployment rate in Sarasota is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Sarasota has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 2.6% over the past year.
- The average salary in Sarasota is $62,615.
- The median home cost in Sarasota is $454,200


- Best paying jobs in Sarasota? Health Practitioners ($79,063)
- Worst paying jobs? Farming, Fishing, Forestry ($16,294)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Finance and Insurance ($75,903)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting ($17,303)
- Average Income of Residents in Sarasota ($48,380) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Sarasota (4.6) is lower than USA (6)


View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Sarasota. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Sarasota, Florida that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Business, Financial$65,000$68,299
  Computer, Math$66,875$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$67,333$86,023
  Social Service$42,617$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$31,506$43,591
  Health Practitioners$79,063$75,327
  Health Technicians$41,655$41,524
  Healthcare Support$31,010$25,441
  Fire Fighters$28,649$35,516
  Law Enforcement $64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$25,364$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$26,864$23,378
  Personal Care$20,259$15,351
  Sales, Related$40,632$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$32,308$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$16,294$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$32,748$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$32,252$48,436
  Material Moving$27,898$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYSarasota, FloridaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$17,303$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$60,000$51,301
  Retail Trade$24,488$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$33,262$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$75,903$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$38,875$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$53,050$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$34,483$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$29,688$30,687
  Educational Services$30,700$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$37,106$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$35,000$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$26,563$18,154
  Other Services$26,574$29,481
  Public Administration$50,762$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Sarasota    105 Reviews
Becoming your basic over crowded tourist trap - 3/24/2023
Sarasota is my home from birth but those of us who have lived here long enough to have seen the devolution of what was once an easy to navigate, clean, low crime beach... Read More

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Comparing Sarasota, our new home w/San Clemente CA - 9/5/2022
Starting to love Sarasota: Wife and I moved to Osprey- a small suburb between Sarasota and Venice. We're about 13 miles to downtown Sarasota, so not "city dwellers". ... Read More

Great place to visit but didn't like living here. - 2/11/2022
As always, anyone considering moving to anyplace new, including Sarasota, needs to come down and spend a month or two before actually moving here. The city is overrun... Read More

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