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West Florida Statistical Workforce Wage and Salary Data

This page has been created as resource for employers and job seekers alike to view average hourly workforce wages and average annual workforce salaries for the Suncoast Workforce region (Tampa - Naples). The statistical data comes from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2010.

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We've all had questions about our salary, earnings and even benefits. Are we getting paid what we're truly worth for the value that we provide to our employers? Say you accept a new position that requires you to move to a new metropolitan area, you'll definitely want to know how the cost of living and workforce wages compares to your current area. The best way to research the industry wage for a given occupation is to see what what employers are paying their workers for a similar job with similiar responsibilities. This way you'll know if you're being paid a competitive or fair market rate for the skills you provide your employer.

Conversely, if you're an employer who's hiring, you'll want to know workforce earnings as you will want to pay a competitive market rate to attract qualified talent to your organization.

Suncoast Workforce Wage Overview

When looking at the hourly wage earnings and annual salary earnings of the working class in the eight county region of the Florida Suncoast region (Tampa - Naples), the hourly workforce wage varies based upon metropolitan area. The highest hourly workforce wage was $20.07 for the Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg metropolitan area where as the lowest hourly workforce wage was $16.68 for the Cape Coral, Fort Myers metropolitan area. Respectively, the highest annual workforce salary was $41,750 for the Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg metropolitan area and the lowest annual workforce salary was $38,720 in the Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port metropolitan area. See exact breakdown of hourly wotkforce wages and workforce salaries based upon occupation distribution futher down this page.

Average Hourly Wage by Workforce Region

 Occupation Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg Area  Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port Area  Cape Coral, Fort Myers Area  Naples, Marco Island Area 
Office / Administrative Support $15.02 $14.79 $14.86 $15.44
Sales $18.32 $17.63 $17.44 $18.64
Food Preparation & Serving $10.09 $10.37 $10.34 $11.49
Healthcare Practitioners $34.52 $32.85 $34.38 $36.53
Building, Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $10.73 $11.68 $11.30 $12.39
Construction & Extraction $17.52 $17.82 $17.63 $18.01
Healthcare Support $12.82 $12.99 $13.28 $14.32
Business / Financial Operations $28.52 $29.52 $29.54 $33.38
Education, Training, & Library $23.67 $22.21 $20.46 $20.42
Installation, Maintenance & Repair $18.72 $18.19 $19.67 $19.40
Personal Care & Service $11.64 $11.85 $11.69 $12.83
Management $52.18 $44.97 $47.05 $45.91
Transportation & Material Moving $13.72 $13.82 $14.51 $13.85
Production $14.61 $14.93 $15.45 $14.97
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports & Media $22.71 $17.95 $21.17 $22.28
Protective Services $19.47 $19.72 $20.72 $21.41
Community / Social Services $19.46 $19.95 $20.17 $20.36
Legal $41.01 $41.78 $37.19 $45.67
Computer / Mathematical $33.83 $31.38 $33.82 $28.87
Architecture / Engineering $31.27 $32.04 $28.56 $32.93
Life, Physical & Social Science $27.87 $25.29 $27.66 $26.64
Farming, Fishing & Forestry $9.26 $9.09 $8.51 $9.50
Average - All Occupations $20.07 $18.62 $16.68 $19.15

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2010

Above hourly earnings estimates calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the (1) Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, (2) Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port, (3) Cape Coral, Fort Myers and (4) Naples, Marco Island metropolitan statistical areas of Florida. more.

Average Annual Salary by Workforce Region

Occupation Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg Area  Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port Area  Cape Coral, Fort Myers Area  Naples, Marco Island Area 
Office / Administrative Support $31,230 $30,770 $30,910 $32,120
Sales $38,100 $36,670 $36,270 $38,760
Food Preparation & Serving $20,980 $21,570 $21,510 $23,980
Healthcare Practitioners $71,800 $68,320 $71,520 $75,990
Building, Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,320 $24,290 $23,510 $25,760
Construction & Extraction $36,430 $37,070 $36,680 $37,450
Healthcare Support $26,660 $27,010 $27,620 $29,780
Business / Financial Operations $59,320 $61,400 $61,450 $70,050
Education, Training, & Library $49,230 $46,190 $42,550 $42,480
Installation, Maintenance & Repair $38,940 $37,840 $40,910 $40,340
Personal Care & Service $24,220 $24,650 $24,320 $26,680
Management $108,540 $95,540 $97,860 $95,500
Transportation & Material Moving $28,540 $28,750 $30,190 $28,800
Production $30,380 $30,150 $32,130 $31,150
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports & Media $47,240 $37,340 $44,030 $46,340
Protective Services $40,500 $41,020 $43,100 $44,530
Community / Social Services $40,480 $41,500 $41,960 $42,340
Legal $85,300 $86,900 $77,350 $95,000
Computer / Mathematical $70,360 $65,260 $70,350 $60,040
Architecture / Engineering $65,050 $66,630 $59,400 $68,490
Life, Physical & Social Science $57,970 $52,610 $57,540 $55,410
Farming, Fishing & Forestry $19,270 $18,900 $17,700 $19,750
Average - All Occupations $41,750 $38,720 $38,860 $39,830

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2010

Above annual salary estimates calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in the (1) Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, (2) Bradenton, Sarasota, North Port, (3) Cape Coral, Fort Myers and (4) Naples, Marco Island metropolitan statistical areas of Florida more

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