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Naples Employment

Employment and Industries in the Naples, Florida Area

Naples' economy is primarily based on tourism. Along with the Everglades and Marco Island, Naples is part of the popular vacation area named Paradise Coast. The citrus industry is also a significant element of the region's economy. The area is home to Arthrex, a medical equipment manufacturer and Neighborhood America, a technology company. Health Management Associates, a Fortune 1000 company is located just north of the city limits. The county includes several industrial parks and numerous manufacturing firms.

The professional and business services sector is projected to have one of the highest growth rates for employment in the county. The county's largest employment sectors are those powered by population growth. In addition, Collier County has the second highest level of patent activity in Southwest Florida.

The largest employers in the Naples area are shown below:

  • Health Management Associates
  • American Business Solutions
  • NCH Healthcare System
  • Naples Community Hospital Inc
  • Collier County, Florida School District
  • Collier County
  • Cc Naples Inc
  • Beasley Broadcast Group Inc
  • Allen Systems Group Inc
  • LC Tomarrie Ii
  • Classic Bentley Village Inc
  • Wilsonmiller Inc
  • Kraft Construction Company Inc
  • Moorings Park Foundation Inc
  • Classic Residence Management Inc
  • Neighborhood America
  • Arthrex

Some of the most popular jobs in Naples where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, accountants and auditors, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, teachers, lawyers; securities, commodities and financial services sales agents; management analysts, civil engineers, personal financial advisors and computer programmers.

The major sectors for employment in Naples are:

  • Tourism
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Real estate and rental leasing
  • Education
  • Finance and insurance

Notable information regarding Naples: About 45% of the residents 25 years and older have a bachelor's degree or higher. The cost of living index in 2008 was 119.8. The nation's average is 100. In 2009 the average salary in Naples was $41,000. Naples includes a large retiree population.

Business organizations offering assistance to local companies include:

The Naples Daily News offers current information regarding the business endeavors in Naples.

Jobs in Naples

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 138130 $43860 $21.09 100
2 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20470 $29050 $13.97 8.3
3 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 19760 $35700 $17.16 14.8
4 Sales and Related Occupations 17920 $40480 $19.46 10.15
5 Construction and Extraction Occupations 10960 $39180 $18.83 4.4
6 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 9850 $28220 $13.57 3.7
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8210 $81920 $39.38 5.75
8 Retail Salespersons 6980 $31150 $14.97 3.1
9 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6830 $28810 $13.85 6.45
10 Waiters and Waitresses 5820 $31100 $14.95 1.6
11 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 5520 $48250 $23.2 6.15
12 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5360 $42610 $20.49 3.8
13 Personal Care and Service Occupations 5340 $29190 $14.03 4.1
14 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5280 $81110 $38.99 5.05
15 Production Occupations 4820 $33380 $16.05 5.85
16 Management Occupations 4350 $116470 $56 6.05
17 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 3890 $27310 $13.13 0.8
18 Cashiers 3760 $21800 $10.48 2.25
19 Healthcare Support Occupations 3680 $31840 $15.31 3.05
20 Protective Service Occupations 3210 $47960 $23.06 2.25
21 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2970 $23320 $11.21 2.15
22 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2930 $35620 $17.13 1.6
23 Cooks, Restaurant 2750 $29780 $14.32 0.75
24 Office Clerks, General 2740 $30480 $14.65 2
25 Registered Nurses 2710 $67170 $32.29 1.9
26 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2390 $24150 $11.61 1.6
27 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2210 $25250 $12.14 1
28 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2100 $27370 $13.16 1.2
29 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1830 $39250 $18.87 0.9
30 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1810 $49270 $23.69 1
31 Construction Laborers 1730 $29920 $14.39 0.8
32 Customer Service Representatives 1720 $34200 $16.44 1.75
33 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1660 $30190 $14.52 0.7
34 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1570 $24540 $11.8 1.6
35 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1520 $40760 $19.6 1.1
36 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1510 $56700 $27.26 1
37 Food Preparation Workers 1440 $26450 $12.72 0.6
38 Carpenters 1440 $41390 $19.9 0.6
39 Nursing Assistants 1420 $27910 $13.42 1.05
40 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1380 $61390 $29.51 0.4
41 General and Operations Managers 1350 $126360 $60.75 1.4
42 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1330 $68920 $33.14 2.8
43 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1290 $42410 $20.39 0.6
44 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1270 $50900 $24.47 1.7
45 Community and Social Service Occupations 1200 $49270 $23.69 1.65
46 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1130 $21990 $10.57 0.2
47 Bartenders 1100 $31220 $15.01 0.4
48 Accountants and Auditors 1100 $73040 $35.12 0.9
49 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1080 $30820 $14.82 0.2
50 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1070 $58370 $28.06 0.6
51 Security Guards 1070 $27860 $13.39 0.7
52 Dishwashers 1050 $22330 $10.73 0.3
53 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 1000 $24520 $11.79 0.3
54 Legal Occupations 980 $112540 $54.1 0.8
55 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 930 $45210 $21.74 0.5
56 Electricians 910 $41630 $20.02 0.4
57 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 860 $68820 $33.09 1.65
58 Personal Care Aides 850 $23310 $11.21 1.3
59 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 840 $23770 $11.43 0.25
60 Counter and Rental Clerks 830 $28090 $13.51 0.3
61 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 820 $68440 $32.9 0.7
62 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 820 $66800 $32.12 1
63 Packers and Packagers, Hand 820 $23970 $11.52 0.45
64 Team Assemblers 800 $28680 $13.79 0.75
65 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 740 $22960 $11.04 0.2
66 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 720 $42970 $20.66 0.5
67 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 700 $60510 $29.09 0.45
68 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 700 $41710 $20.05 0.4
69 Home Health Aides 700 $26650 $12.81 0.7
70 Medical Assistants 690 $36260 $17.43 0.45
71 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 670 $36360 $17.48 1.2
72 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 670 $39870 $19.17 0.3
73 Driver/Sales Workers 660 $20850 $10.02 0.3
74 Tellers 650 $31120 $14.96 0.3
75 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 610 $21480 $10.33 0.3
76 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 590 $32700 $15.72 0.6
77 Tile and Marble Setters 570 $36430 $17.52 0
78 Construction Managers 560 $98590 $47.4 0.2
79 Management Analysts 530 $116420 $55.97 0.5
80 Real Estate Sales Agents 530 $66940 $32.18 0.2
81 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 520 $57170 $27.48 0.1
82 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 520 $101070 $48.59 0.2
83 Roofers 510 $34220 $16.45 0.1
84 Firefighters 510 $61180 $29.42 0.2
85 Childcare Workers 500 $23810 $11.45 0.8
86 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 490 $68080 $32.73 0.2
87 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 480 $43840 $21.08 0.2
88 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 480 $97510 $46.88 0.9
89 Pharmacy Technicians 460 $29260 $14.07 0.25
90 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 450 $38680 $18.6 0.2
91 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 440 $51100 $24.57 0.5
92 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 440 $34370 $16.52 0.3
93 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 440 $21220 $10.2 0.6
94 Medical Secretaries 430 $30690 $14.75 0.4
95 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 430 $60700 $29.18 0.3
96 Billing and Posting Clerks 420 $39800 $19.14 0.35
97 Personal Financial Advisors 410 $145510 $69.96 0.2
98 Insurance Sales Agents 400 $68560 $32.96 0.3
99 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 400 $77400 $37.21 0.2
100 Correctional Officers and Jailers 390 $48130 $23.14 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Naples Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,860 138,130
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 29,050 20,470
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,700 19,760
Sales and Related Occupations 40,480 17,920
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,180 10,960
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,220 9,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 81,920 8,210
Retail Salespersons 31,150 6,980
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,810 6,830
Waiters and Waitresses 31,100 5,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,250 5,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,610 5,360
Personal Care and Service Occupations 29,190 5,340
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 81,110 5,280
Production Occupations 33,380 4,820
Management Occupations 116,470 4,350
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 27,310 3,890
Cashiers 21,800 3,760
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,840 3,680
Protective Service Occupations 47,960 3,210
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 23,320 2,970
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,620 2,930
Cooks, Restaurant 29,780 2,750
Office Clerks, General 30,480 2,740
Registered Nurses 67,170 2,710
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,150 2,390
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,250 2,210
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,370 2,100
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,250 1,830
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 49,270 1,810
Construction Laborers 29,920 1,730
Customer Service Representatives 34,200 1,720
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,190 1,660
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 24,540 1,570
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,760 1,520
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,700 1,510
Food Preparation Workers 26,450 1,440
Carpenters 41,390 1,440
Nursing Assistants 27,910 1,420
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 61,390 1,380
General and Operations Managers 126,360 1,350
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,920 1,330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 42,410 1,290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 50,900 1,270
Community and Social Service Occupations 49,270 1,200
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 21,990 1,130
Bartenders 31,220 1,100
Accountants and Auditors 73,040 1,100
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 30,820 1,080
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 58,370 1,070

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Naples, Florida Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,860 138,130
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 29,050 20,470
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,700 19,760
Sales and Related Occupations 40,480 17,920
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,180 10,960
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,220 9,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 81,920 8,210
Retail Salespersons 31,150 6,980
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 28,810 6,830
Waiters and Waitresses 31,100 5,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,250 5,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,610 5,360
Personal Care and Service Occupations 29,190 5,340
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 81,110 5,280
Production Occupations 33,380 4,820
Management Occupations 116,470 4,350
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 27,310 3,890
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,840 3,680
Protective Service Occupations 47,960 3,210
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,620 2,930
Cooks, Restaurant 29,780 2,750
Office Clerks, General 30,480 2,740
Registered Nurses 67,170 2,710
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,250 2,210
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,370 2,100
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,250 1,830
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 49,270 1,810
Construction Laborers 29,920 1,730
Customer Service Representatives 34,200 1,720
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,190 1,660
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,760 1,520
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,700 1,510
Food Preparation Workers 26,450 1,440
Carpenters 41,390 1,440
Nursing Assistants 27,910 1,420
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 61,390 1,380
General and Operations Managers 126,360 1,350
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,920 1,330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 42,410 1,290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 50,900 1,270
Community and Social Service Occupations 49,270 1,200
Bartenders 31,220 1,100
Accountants and Auditors 73,040 1,100
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 30,820 1,080
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 58,370 1,070
Security Guards 27,860 1,070
Legal Occupations 112,540 980
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 45,210 930
Electricians 41,630 910
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,820 860

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