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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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  • 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.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the ACICS, ACCSC, ABHES, and NEASC
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  • Welding - Diploma
  • Recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year from 2010-2014
  • Day and evening classes are available for flexible scheduling.
  • Offers bachelor’s, associate, and diploma programs in business, culinary arts, criminal justice, cosmetology, and more.
  • Takes a unique “Focused Learning” approach, where students typically take only one class per month to concentrate on one subject with one faculty member at a time.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council on Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • 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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  • Electrical Technician
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  • Offers numerous merit-based scholarships for those who qualify, including awards for minorities, women, and high school students.
  • Alumni may return for free refresher courses for any previously taken class.
  • Features a comprehensive online blog about college life, called "Power the Beat."
  • 5 locations in the Miami area, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (11-month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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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
Highest Award
Panama City
Fort Pierce
Lake City
Lake Worth
Avon Park

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
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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