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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Ocala and Palm Coast
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Walton Beach, West Palm Beach and Sebastian
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Orlando and Miami

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lakeland, Punta Gorda and Deltona

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  • Heavy Equipment
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
Programs
  • Automotive Technology
  • MMI - The Marine Mechanic Institute where Pro Technician Careers begin.
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Sacramento
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Programs
  • Welding - Associate Degree
  • Welding Technology

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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Sanford
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  • Professional Welder
  • Shipfitting and Steel Fabrication
  • A Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business since 1973, with an A+ rating.
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jacksonville, Florida, and Houston, Texas.
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Jacksonville
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  • Automotive Technology
  • Students are issued a 300+ piece Carlyle Professional Grade Tool Set and Cart upon graduation.
  • Classrooms never exceed a 16:1 student/teacher ratio.
  • The Industry Mentoring program allows students and faculty to interact with visiting industry leaders.
  • Campus features a health and wellness center available for all students.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Jacksonville
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  • Automotive

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. You’ll train for success. The hands-on training and high-tech skills you’ll get at UTI can put you on the fast track toward a rewarding career as a professional technician. Across the nation, you’ll find UTI-trained technicians working in great jobs with top manufacturers, dealerships and repair shops. 

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Orlando
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  • Aircraft Dispatcher
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer
  • Designated as a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers several aviation maintenance programs, including engineering, electronics, helicopter, and avionics technology.
  • Tutoring and advising services are available to students at no additional cost.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 11 campuses across the United States, with locations in California, Virginia, Texas, Indianapolis, Florida, and more.
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Casselberry
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  • Aviation Maintenance Management Technology
  • AMT
  • AMP
  • Training aviation professionals since 1932, it is one of the few aviation schools to offer both aviation maintenance and professional pilot training programs.
  • Offers programs like Aviation Maintenance Professional, Aviation Maintenance Technology, and more.
  • Approved for Veteran's training for Veterans utilizing their educational benefits.
  • The New England campus at Hanscom Air Field in Bedford, MA and is awarded accreditation through the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Clearwater
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  • HVAC

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

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Port Saint Lucie
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More Florida Truck Driving Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ocala
Associate
6,210
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Lake City
Associate
2,849
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Avon Park
Associate
2,787

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Heavy Truck Drivers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Heavy Truck Drivers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 9520 $42,510
Cape Coral 1880 $39,800
Fort Myers 1880 $39,800
Crestview 540 $29,860
Fort Walton Beach 540 $29,860
Destin 540 $29,860
Deltona 1310 $33,930
Daytona Beach 1310 $33,930
Ormond Beach 1310 $33,930
Gainesville 880 $27,410
Homosassa Springs 300 $31,120
Lakeland 5400 $42,190
Winter Haven 5400 $42,190
Miami 19370 $36,800
Fort Lauderdale 19370 $36,800
West Palm Beach 19370 $36,800
Naples 670 $34,350
Immokalee 670 $34,350
Marco Island 670 $34,350
North Port 1970 $35,020
Sarasota 1970 $35,020
Bradenton 1970 $35,020
Ocala 1740 $30,110
Orlando 10830 $38,490
Kissimmee 10830 $38,490
Sanford 10830 $38,490
Palm Bay 960 $33,030
Melbourne 960 $33,030
Titusville 960 $33,030
Panama City 710 $36,210
Pensacola 1620 $36,240
Ferry Pass 1620 $36,240
Brent 1620 $36,240
Port St. Lucie 1080 $33,210
Punta Gorda 300 $31,810
Sebastian 160 $31,090
Vero Beach 160 $31,090
Sebring 130 $28,150
Tallahassee 1060 $33,930
Tampa 11600 $36,450
St. Petersburg 11600 $36,450
Clearwater 11600 $36,450
The Villages 510 $42,170

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