Charlotte County Economic Development | 18501 Murdock Circle, Suite 302 | Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 | Phone: 1-941-764-4941 | Fax: 1-941-764-4947 | Email: FloridaEDO@charlottefl.com
For this page to print properly, check the Page Setup of your web browser. Make sure it is set to print background colors and images.
Contact us today! 941.764.4941    |   
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)    |    Search 

Labor Information


Quick Reference
 
Charlotte County Industry Size & Growth
Charlotte County Industrial Makeup
 

Charlotte County Industry Size & Growth [back to top]
 
Description 2015 Jobs 2014 Jobs Growth Growth % 2015 Average Wage
Mining, Logging, and Construction 3,100 3,000 100 3.3% $30,101
Manufacturing 700 700 0 0% $39,504
Wholesale Trade 800 700 100 14.3% $47,613
Retail Trade 8,800 8,800 0 0% $25,326
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 800 700 100 14.3% $41,090
Information 400 400 0 0% $37,311
Financial Activities 1,800 1,800 0 0% $44,381
Professional and Business Services 4,600 4,500 100 2.2% $39,079
Education and Health Services 9,900 9,300 600 6.4% $44,728
Leisure and Hospitality 6,200 6,300 -100 -1.6% $17,248
Other Services 1,900 1,900 0 0% $27,502
Total Government 5,900 5,800 100 1.7% $45,834
Total 44,900 43,900 1,000 2.3% $34,563
Charlotte County Industrial Makeup [back to top]
Description 2015
Co. Jobs
% County Jobs 2015
St. Jobs
% State Jobs
Mining, Logging, and Construction 3,100 6.9% 5,600 6.9%
Manufacturing 700 1.6% 335,700 4.2%
Wholesale Trade 800 1.8% 336,700 4.2%
Retail Trade 8,800 19.6% 1,073,900 13.3%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 800 1.8% 263,300 3.2%
Information 400 .9% 135,200 1.7%
Financial Activities 1,800 4.0% 537,100 6.6%
Professional and Business Services 4,600 10.2% 1,211,000 15.0%
Education and Health Services 9,900 22.0% 1,208,400 14.9%
Leisure and Hospitality 6,200 13.8% 1,137,500 14.1%
Other Services 1,900 4.2% 337,400 4.2%
Total Government 5,800 12.9% 1,077,100 13.3%
Total 44,900 100.0% 8,085,000 100.0%

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity - Current Employment Statistics

Regional Transportation Maps
maps button
VIEW MAPS
Recent News
Disaster Assistance - Drought
May 19, 2017 - USDA advised that 8 counties in Florida were designated as primary disaster areas due to drought: Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, Osceola, and Polk. Additional counties in the link below… more 
Charlotte, North Port among fastestgrowing areas in US
April 03, 2017 - By ANDREA PRAEGITZER   SUN CORRESPONDENT      Two of the fastest-growing metropolitan statistical areas in the country include Punta Gorda/Charlotte County and North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau… more 
Entrepreneurs awarded VenturePitch SWFL cash
April 03, 2017 - By GARY ROBERTS STAFF WRITER PUNTA GORDA — Two business startups split $55,000 in equity investment at the first-ever VenturePitch SWFL competition in Charlotte County. BooqSmart, which promotes itself as… more