Sarasota County is home to over 450 manufacturing companies producing everything from hurricane impact-resistant windows to insulated drinkware. With a long history of manufacturing incentives and the easy ability to ship worldwide, we’re one of the first calls when it comes to relocating and growing a manufacturing business in Florida.
A Solid Base for Manufacturing
Florida is one of the nation’s top 10 states for manufacturing. Over 18,600 manufacturing companies employing over 321,000 people produce a range of goods to transport across the globe.
Sarasota County attracts many manufacturers. Its cost-competitive business market combined with international airports and the fastest-growing deepwater seaport in the state makes it one the best places to test, produce and distribute products. Over 450 manufacturing companies already call Sarasota County home.
450 Manufacturing Companies
$56,433 Average Salary
Key Manufacturing Sectors
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$80,600 Avg. Salary
663 5-Year New Job Demand
$36,500 Avg. Salary
53 5-Year New Job Demand
Drafters, Engineering Techs, Mapping Techs
$52,200 Avg. Salary
22 5-Year New Job Demand
Invest in Sarasota County
The EDC of Sarasota County diversifies our local economy and helps create jobs for Floridians. Investing in the EDC empowers us to grow our economy and attract more business to our region.
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