Average annual wages in Sarasota and U.S., 2013*

LOW-WAGE INDUSTRIES

SARASOTA

Department Stores (except Discount) $21,785

Full-Service Restaurants $20,249

Child Day Care Services $22,316

Supermarkets / Other Grocery Stores $22,857

Home Health Care Services $29,194

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities $32,201

U.S.

Department Stores (except Discount)  $22,706

Full-Service Restaurants  $18,091

Child Day Care Services $19,962

Supermarkets / Other Grocery Stores $22,757

Home Health Care Services $28,039

Skilled Nursing Care Facilities $30,062

MIDDLE-WAGE INDUSTRIES

SARASOTA

Wood Kitchen Cabinets / Countertop Mfg $39,053

General Medical Surgical Hospitals $50,981

New Single-Family General Contractors $56,224

Residential Electrical Contractors $43,009

Residential Plumbing & HVAC Contractors $39,637

New Car Dealers $57,822

Furniture Stores $39,391

U.S.

Wood Kitchen Cabinets / Countertop Mfg $36,933

General Medical Surgical Hospitals $56,955

New Single-Family General Contractors $48,516

Residential Electrical Contractors $44,020

Residential Plumbing & HVAC Contractors $43,387

New Car Dealers $53,626

Furniture Stores $36,258

 

HIGH-WAGE INDUSTRIES

SARASOTA

Insurance Agencies & Brokerages $55,175

Administrative Management Consulting $88,800

Custom Computer Programming Services $83,188

Computer Systems Design Services $75,065

Offices of Lawyers $73,311

Commercial Banking $60,901

Securities Brokerage $157,637

 

U.S.

Insurance Agencies & Brokerages $66,230

Administrative Management Consulting $99,232

Custom Computer Programming Services $102,353

Computer Systems Design Services $99,138

Offices of Lawyers $87,796

Commercial Banking $67,391

Securities Brokerage $191,716

* These wages average the salaries of every employee who works in that industry. Sarasota wages compare favorably in low-wage industries, but high-wage industries here pay less than their national counterparts.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Compiled and analyzed by Donald Grimes, University of Michigan.

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