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Suncoast Workforce Statistics (Tampa - Naples)

Population Growth, Occupation Distribution, Annual Family Income & Weekly Wages per Worker

The eight county area of the Florida Suncoast, which encompases 4,343,168 persons, has experienced a population growth of 8% over the past 6 years, from 2010 - 2016. The Suncoast region's growth rate is just above Florida's growth rate of 7.2% for the same time period. Manatee county has grown the quickest at 10.7% whereas Pinellas County has had a population decline of 4.1% respectively.

In terms of workforce occupation distribution, the three highest employing sectors are (1) office / administrative support occupations at 18.2%, (2) sales occupations at 12.5%, and (3) food preparation / food service occupations at 12.5%. Conversely, the least employing sectors are (1) architecture / engineering occupations at 1.1%, (2) life, physical & social science occupations at 0.9% and (3) farming, fishery & forestry occupations at 0.6%. View full occupation distribution chart further down this page.

Weekly pay per worker in the Tampa - Naples area ranges from $654 per week in Charlotte County to $914 per week in Hillsborough County. The average weekly pay for the State of Florida is $852 per week. Statistics provided by the Florida Labor Market Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program. See exact data below.

Suncoast Population Growth 2010 - 2016

Population information for the Suncoast Workforce Region ( Tampa - Naples ).

County Year 2010
Population
Year 2016
Population
2010 - 2016
% Change
Pinellas 916,542 954,569 4.1%
Hillsborough  1,229,226 1,352,797 10.0%
Manatee 322,833 357,591 10.7%
Sarasota 379,448 399,538 5.3%
Charlotte 159,978 170,450 6.5%
Lee 618,754 680,539 9.9%
Collier 321,520 350,202 8.9%
Monroe 73,090 77,482 6.0%
Florida 8,801,332 20,148,654 7.2%

Source: Florida Office of Economic & Demographic Research
http://edr.state.fl.us/Content/population-demographics/data/MSA-2016.pdf

Suncoast Region Occupation Distribution

Occupational groups in the Suncoast Workforce Region (Tampa - Naples) for 2016.

Occupation Total %
Office / Administrative Support 18.2%
Sales 12.5%
Food Preparation & Serving 9.2%
Healthcare Practitioners 6.3%
Building, Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance 5.2%
Construction & Extraction 4.9%
Healthcare Support 4.9%
Business / Financial Operations 4.8%
Education, Training, & Library 4.7%
Installation, Maintenance & Repair 4.6%
Personal Care & Service 3.9%
Management 3.4%
Transportation & Material Moving 3.3%
Production 3.2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports & Media 2.0%
Protective Service 1.9%
Community / Social Services 1.7%
Legal 1.4%
Computer / Mathematical 1.3%
Architecture / Engineering 1.1%
Life, Physical & Social Science 0.9%
Farming, Fishing & Forestry 0.6%

Source: FL Labor Market Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages

Median Family Income 2010 - 2015

Family incomes for the Suncoast Workforce Region (Tampa - Naples).

County Median Family
Income (2010)
Median Family
Income (2015)
% Change
(2010 - 2015)
Pinellas $45,258 $45,819 1.2%
Hillsborough $49,536 $50,579 2.1%
Manatee $47,812 $49,675 3.9%
Sarasota $49,388 $51,766 4.8%
Charlotte $45,037 $44,244 -1.8%
Lee $50,014 $48,537 -2.9%
Collier $58,106 $57,452 -1.1%
Monroe $53,821 $57,290 6.4%
Florida $47,661 $47,507 0.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker (2015)

Average weekly wage per worker by County in the Florida Suncoast Region (Tampa - Naples). These figures are for the 3rd Quarter 2015 time period.

County Average Weekly Wage
Pinellas $846
Hillsborough $914
Manatee $740
Sarasota $777
Charlotte $654
Lee $766
Collier $815
Monroe $725
Florida $852
United States $941

Source: FL Labor Market Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Program 2015 (QTR 3)
https://www.bls.gov/regions/southeast/

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