Burgas is one of the important economic and industrial centers of Bulgaria. It has port that is completely finished from an industrial point of view, its own airport, as well as a very well developed ground infrastructure, with very good access to raw materials, as well as the nearby refinery, thus making Burgas highly distinguished with a high level of industrialization. The economic structure of the town is dominated by trade, industry (then food, wine and tobacco industries, the oil processing industry, the wood processing industry, and machine building), services, tourism and transport. The town offers competitive payment and opportunities for professional growth.
The 2018 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in the region was BGN 12 585.