InfoTech

Sarasota County's cultural infrastructure is the perfect backdrop for its expanding InfoTech sector. Its affordable cost of living, top-rated education system, and attractive climate makes it the right environment for building the next generation of tech.

InfoTech Critical Statistics

  • 457 Companies
  • 5,536 Jobs
  • $70,222 Avg. Salary
  • 2.10% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.30% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

The Intersection of Creativity and Technology

Sarasota County’s cultural infrastructure ranks among the best in Florida. Home to one of the best arts schools in the Southeast, Ringling College of Art & Design has created a culture that pushes for a higher level of creativity and innovation.

  • Quality of life and affordability for both business and individuals provides the perfect backdrop for IT success
  • Top-rated education system paired with customized IT training centers ensure a qualified workforce
  • 9th fastest-growing millennial population segment in the country – 11.1% annually (Brookings Institute, 2017)
  • Ranked #6 for best-performing cities in the United States – primarily driven by the growth of the technology sector (Milken Institute, 2017)

Sarasota County-based Companies

Key Technology Sectors

  • Computer Programming Services
  • Computer Systems Design Services
  • Software Publishers

Key Jobs

Software Developers, Applications
  • 456 Jobs
  • $91,900 Avg. Salary
  • 254 5-Year New Job Demand
Computer User Support Specialists
  • 222 Jobs
  • $46,600 Avg. Salary
  • 107 5-Year New Job Demand
Software Developers, Systems Software
  • 181 Jobs
  • $107,800 Avg. Salary
  • 76 5-Year New Job Demand
InfoTech Critical Statistics

  • 457 Companies
  • 5,536 Jobs
  • $70,222 Avg. Salary
  • 2.10% 5-year history annual growth rate (2012-2017)
  • 1.30% 5-year forecast annual growth rate (2017-2022)

How Can We Help?

Contact Destin Wells, VP of Business Development, to see how we can help you thrive in Sarasota County.

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