Florida Librarians: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Librarians in Florida

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Fast Facts for Librarians in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Deltona and Palm Bay
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Fort Walton Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Librarians in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Punta Gorda, Orlando and Fort Walton Beach

Schools for Librarians in Florida are listed below.

Selected Librarian Schools in Florida

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  • Programs: Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences
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One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

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More Florida Librarian Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

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:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Librarians relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 220 $60250 1.82
Homosassa Springs 30 $55260 1.09
Jacksonville 410 $51130 0.69
Cape Coral 80 $62280 0.37
Fort Myers 80 $62280 0.37
Crestview 50 $48720 0.49
Fort Walton Beach 50 $48720 0.49
Destin 50 $48720 0.49
Deltona 200 $47980 1.14
Daytona Beach 200 $47980 1.14
Ormond Beach 200 $47980 1.14
Orlando 720 $52670 0.68
Kissimmee 720 $52670 0.68
Sanford 720 $52670 0.68
Palm Bay 230 $44300 1.22
Melbourne 230 $44300 1.22
Titusville 230 $44300 1.22
Panama City 60 $47730 0.83
Pensacola 150 $0 0.99
Ferry Pass 150 $0 0.99
Brent 150 $0 0.99
Port St. Lucie 80 $61040 0.68
Lakeland 190 $60140 0.95
Winter Haven 190 $60140 0.95
Miami 1710 $60750 0.74
Fort Lauderdale 1710 $60750 0.74
West Palm Beach 1710 $60750 0.74
Naples 90 $57330 0.7
Immokalee 90 $57330 0.7
Marco Island 90 $57330 0.7
North Port 160 $48290 0.6
Sarasota 160 $48290 0.6
Bradenton 160 $48290 0.6
Ocala 100 $48260 1.11
Sebastian 40 $60450 0.9
Vero Beach 40 $60450 0.9
Tallahassee 290 $50050 1.87
Tampa 780 $54980 0.68
St. Petersburg 780 $54980 0.68
Clearwater 780 $54980 0.68
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