Financial/Professional Services

Sarasota County attracts some of the nation's best in the Financial/Professional Services sector. Nearly 7,500 companies represent this sector in Sarasota County, employing over 25,000 in Sarasota County and over 53,000 in the Suncoast region. And with an annual growth rate of 3.1% over the past five years, we're still growing.

F/P Critical Statistics

  • 7,374 Companies
  • 53,222 Jobs
  • $62,284 Avg. Salary
  • 3.1% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.2% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

“It’s time to grow young creative talent with vibrant high-paying jobs in our county."

–Patricia Courtois, Chief Client Officer, On Ideas agency

Professional Services

Companies providing professional and financial services employ 25,000+ people in Sarasota County. Here are just a few of the businesses that have relocated or grown here.

Financial Services

The wealth concentrated in Sarasota County has made the financial services sector a strong part of the economy. The sector has rebounded strongly since the recession and today employs more than 9,000 people in financial services.

Key Sectors

  • Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Banking & Investments

Sarasota-based Companies

Key Jobs

Financial Specialists
  • 3,588 Jobs
  • $88,300 Avg. Salary
  • 1,892 5-Year New Job Demand
Computer Occupations
  • 2,515 Jobs
  • $76,200 Avg. Salary
  • 1,161 5-Year New Job Demand
Business Operations Specialist
  • 3910 Jobs
  • $63,500 Avg. Salary
  • 2,196 5-Year New Job Demand
F/P Critical Statistics

  • 7,374 Companies
  • 53,222 Jobs
  • $62,284 Avg. Salary
  • 3.1% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.2% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

“It’s time to grow young creative talent with vibrant high-paying jobs in our county."

–Patricia Courtois, Chief Client Officer, On Ideas agency

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