Cleveland Clinic: A Vital Economic Force

Our Economic and Fiscal Impact report, examining 2019 data, shows that by fulfilling its mission, Cleveland Clinic also serves as a powerful economic engine in the communities it serves. Everywhere we operate, we are a leading employer and an economic generator.

We strive to invest in local businesses through the purchase of goods and services, and we help cities and neighborhoods thrive through tax revenues that support critical services and infrastructure.

Our recent economic study measured the impact of Cleveland Clinic at the state and national levels. In 2019, Cleveland Clinic directly and indirectly supported $34.55 billion of economic activity in the U.S. through its ongoing operations and construction activities. These activities generated $1.89 billion in state and local taxes and $3.5 billion in federal taxes.

As the largest employer in Ohio, Cleveland Clinic has made significant contributions to state and local economies, totaling $21.63 billion in 2019. The activities of Cleveland Clinic also supported more than 133,000 Ohio jobs, representing $8.78 billion in total earnings.

Cleveland Clinic Florida, one of the largest employers in Broward County, had a total economic output of up to $4.12 billion, including 25,347 jobs and $1.66 billion in wages and benefits.

Our presence in the Clark County region of Nevada totaled an economic output of $48.9 million, including 341 jobs and $22 million in wages and benefits.