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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations142480$45,120$21.69100
2Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations21620$28,590$13.758.55
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations20250$36,770$17.6814.35
4Sales and Related Occupations17930$40,540$19.499.9
5Construction and Extraction Occupations11240$41,520$19.964.45
6Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations10080$28,010$13.473.65
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations8210$85,600$41.165.8
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7080$30,720$14.776.55
9Retail Salespersons6290$29,960$14.412.85
10Waiters and Waitresses5920$29,960$14.41.7
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5780$43,430$20.883.8
12Business and Financial Operations Occupations5430$83,910$40.345.25
13Education, Training, and Library Occupations5400$49,080$23.66.05
14Management Occupations5400$113,120$54.386.15
15Personal Care and Service Occupations5380$30,350$14.594.3
16Production Occupations4720$34,800$16.735.7
17Cashiers4250$21,970$10.562.2
18Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers4250$27,150$13.050.8
19Healthcare Support Occupations3820$33,500$16.13
20Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food3640$22,770$10.952.3
21Protective Service Occupations3060$50,520$24.292.2
22Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive2970$35,310$16.981.5
23Cooks, Restaurant2890$31,460$15.120.8
24Office Clerks, General2720$32,450$15.61.9
25Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2530$24,750$11.91.55
26Registered Nurses2400$71,120$34.191.95
27Stock Clerks and Order Fillers2310$27,230$13.091.3
28Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2040$25,970$12.490.9
29Customer Service Representatives1980$34,970$16.811.75
30Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1880$39,750$19.110.9
31First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1800$49,810$23.951
32General and Operations Managers1730$120,130$57.751.5
33Construction Laborers1690$31,320$15.060.8
34First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers1650$64,660$31.090.4
35Carpenters1600$42,380$20.380.7
36First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1580$57,970$27.870.95
37Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1570$42,040$20.211.05
38Computer and Mathematical Occupations1490$76,830$36.942.9
39Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1480$26,050$12.531.7
40Receptionists and Information Clerks1470$31,510$15.150.7
41Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1400$53,500$25.721.8
42Food Preparation Workers1310$27,180$13.070.6
43First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1280$43,340$20.830.6
44Nursing Assistants1250$28,490$13.71
45Amusement and Recreation Attendants1240$22,200$10.670.2
46Legal Occupations1190$113,260$54.450.8
47Painters, Construction and Maintenance1190$33,340$16.030.2
48Bartenders1160$28,160$13.540.4
49Sales Representatives, Services, All Other1130$61,190$29.420.6
50Community and Social Service Occupations1080$49,700$23.91.65
51Accountants and Auditors1050$73,980$35.570.9
52Dishwashers1040$22,860$10.990.3
53Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers1010$24,220$11.650.3
54Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists970$39,150$18.820.4
55Security Guards960$27,980$13.450.7
56Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop950$23,920$11.50.3
57Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products950$56,480$27.150.9
58Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers880$32,350$15.550.6
59Electricians870$43,540$20.930.4
60Home Health Aides870$26,050$12.520.7
61Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses860$45,750$220.5
62Business Operations Specialists, All Other850$67,970$32.680.7
63Architecture and Engineering Occupations830$70,650$33.971.7
64Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers820$38,190$18.361.2
65Packers and Packagers, Hand780$24,460$11.760.45
66Medical Assistants760$38,140$18.340.45
67Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment730$24,900$11.970.2
68Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers730$45,160$21.710.2
69Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers710$62,800$30.190.4
70Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics650$41,990$20.190.5
71Construction Managers620$98,380$47.30.3
72Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters600$39,870$19.170.3
73Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers590$30,890$14.850
74Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations590$20,880$10.040.65
75Counter and Rental Clerks580$26,450$12.720.3
76Personal Care Aides580$25,220$12.121.5
77Pharmacy Technicians580$32,120$15.440.3
78Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers570$35,160$16.910.1
79Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants560$52,560$25.270.35
80Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents560$103,350$49.690.2
81Childcare Workers550$24,520$11.790.8
82Firefighters550$62,380$29.990.2
83Management Analysts550$129,330$62.180.5
84Tellers550$33,480$16.10.3
85Real Estate Sales Agents510$78,840$37.90.2
86Tile and Marble Setters500$38,570$18.550
87Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other490$34,040$16.370.1
88Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations490$69,640$33.480.8
89Bus Drivers, School or Special Client480$35,670$17.150.3
90Insurance Sales Agents480$62,640$30.120.3
91Driver/Sales Workers470$23,350$11.230.3
92Medical Secretaries470$33,400$16.060.4
93Cooks, Fast Food450$21,600$10.390.3
94First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers450$64,900$31.20.3
95Chefs and Head Cooks440$53,960$25.940.1
96Personal Financial Advisors440$163,980$78.840.2
97First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers430$56,240$27.040.1
98Postal Service Mail Carriers430$50,030$24.050.2
99Cost Estimators420$69,410$33.370.1
100Paralegals and Legal Assistants420$50,480$24.270.2
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Jobs More Common Near Naples Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,120142,480
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$28,59021,620
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,77020,250
Sales and Related Occupations$40,54017,930
Construction and Extraction Occupations$41,52011,240
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,01010,080
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$85,6008,210
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$30,7207,080
Retail Salespersons$29,9606,290
Waiters and Waitresses$29,9605,920
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,4305,780
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$83,9105,430
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$49,0805,400
Management Occupations$113,1205,400
Personal Care and Service Occupations$30,3505,380
Production Occupations$34,8004,720
Cashiers$21,9704,250
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,1504,250
Healthcare Support Occupations$33,5003,820
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$22,7703,640
Protective Service Occupations$50,5203,060
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,3102,970
Cooks, Restaurant$31,4602,890
Office Clerks, General$32,4502,720
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,7502,530
Registered Nurses$71,1202,400
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,2302,310
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,9702,040
Customer Service Representatives$34,9701,980
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,7501,880
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,8101,800
General and Operations Managers$120,1301,730
Construction Laborers$31,3201,690
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$64,6601,650
Carpenters$42,3801,600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,9701,580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$42,0401,570
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$76,8301,490
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,0501,480
Receptionists and Information Clerks$31,5101,470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$53,5001,400
Food Preparation Workers$27,1801,310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$43,3401,280
Nursing Assistants$28,4901,250
Amusement and Recreation Attendants$22,2001,240
Legal Occupations$113,2601,190
Painters, Construction and Maintenance$33,3401,190
Bartenders$28,1601,160
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$61,1901,130
Community and Social Service Occupations$49,7001,080

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,120142,480
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$28,59021,620
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,77020,250
Sales and Related Occupations$40,54017,930
Construction and Extraction Occupations$41,52011,240
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,01010,080
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$85,6008,210
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$30,7207,080
Retail Salespersons$29,9606,290
Waiters and Waitresses$29,9605,920
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,4305,780
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$83,9105,430
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$49,0805,400
Management Occupations$113,1205,400
Personal Care and Service Occupations$30,3505,380
Production Occupations$34,8004,720
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,1504,250
Healthcare Support Occupations$33,5003,820
Protective Service Occupations$50,5203,060
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,3102,970
Cooks, Restaurant$31,4602,890
Office Clerks, General$32,4502,720
Registered Nurses$71,1202,400
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,2302,310
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,9702,040
Customer Service Representatives$34,9701,980
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,7501,880
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,8101,800
General and Operations Managers$120,1301,730
Construction Laborers$31,3201,690
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$64,6601,650
Carpenters$42,3801,600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,9701,580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$42,0401,570
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$76,8301,490
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,0501,480
Receptionists and Information Clerks$31,5101,470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$53,5001,400
Food Preparation Workers$27,1801,310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$43,3401,280
Nursing Assistants$28,4901,250
Legal Occupations$113,2601,190
Painters, Construction and Maintenance$33,3401,190
Bartenders$28,1601,160
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$61,1901,130
Community and Social Service Occupations$49,7001,080
Accountants and Auditors$73,9801,050
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists$39,150970
Security Guards$27,980960
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$56,480950

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