Sarasota County attracts people and companies who are actively creating innovative CleanTech products and services that are changing our world—both now and in the future.

A Spirit of Innovation

Florida is at the forefront of innovation in the CleanTech sector. Floridians understand the undeniable link between sustainability and the economy and are harnessing innovation and the state’s strong entrepreneurial spirit to build one of the nation’s leading clean technology hubs.

Sarasota County is uniquely positioned to help companies in this sector grow, which is why many have been drawn to our coast. With over 320 CleanTech companies employing 2,700+ qualified individuals already present, we have the right environment—geography, business incentives, and workforce—to grow this particular sector now, and for years to come.

Key Statistics

324 CleanTech Companies

2761 Jobs

$67,194 Avg. Salary

Industry Graduates

Key Sectors

Engineering Services

Environmental Consulting Services

Water Systems Design and Construction

Key Jobs

Based on MSA (North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton)


1,587 Jobs

$80,600 Avg. Salary

663 5-Year New Job Demand

Construction Trades

364 Jobs

$36,500 Avg. Salary

53 5-Year New Job Demand

Drafters, Engineering Techs, Mapping Techs

206 Jobs

$52,200 Avg. Salary

22 5-Year New Job Demand

Sarasota County-based Companies

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