Labor Force Statistics
Southwest Florida is a dynamic growing economy that has a population of 1.3 million and a labor force over 500,000. The key industries are retail, hospitality, healthcare, construction, educational services, professional and technical services, and agriculture. A number of global companies have their headquarters in Southwest Florida including Hertz, Arthrex, and Chico’s FAS. The Southwest Florida labor force is available to meet a wide range of industry needs in a warm and sunny environment that has affordable housing along with some of the best cultural and recreational activities.