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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Florida

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

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, West Palm Beach and Cape Coral

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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month diploma program)
  • Patient Care Technician (10-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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West Palm Beach
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
Programs
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assisting (Diploma)
  • Medical Assisting (Associates)

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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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Medical Office Admin/Billing and Coding
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Hollywood
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Science
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Medical Assistant Technician - Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Associate Degree
  • 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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Miami
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  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Assisting - Associate
  • Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions
  • Offers programs that focus on the two most in-demand application areas for sonography: abdominal and obstetric and gynecological applications, or a cardiac focus. Both provide exposure to vascular ultrasound, the third most common use of the technology.
  • Students can combine their bachelor’s degree in any field with their Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to earn a bachelor’s degree in Sonography.
  • Provides focused lab classes to give students hands-on experience as well as  clinical training held in a real-life setting.
  • Accredited Member, ACICS
  • Located in Kissimmee, FL
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Orlando
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant - Associate
  • Dental Assisting - Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
  • Offers courses at six campuses located in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
  • Specialize in fields such as Dental Assisting, Administrative Assisting, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Personal Training, and more
  • Assigns each student experienced career services personnel
  • Offers veteran benefits for those who qualify
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Sarasota
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Incorporates hands-on training into all programs to provide students with important experience.
  • Provides trained student finance planners to assist students seeking financial aid.
  • Offers classes built around small teams, so students get personal, one-on-one skills training.
  • Provides day, evening, and weekend classes. (Classes offered may vary by location.)
  • Has 100 campuses— many of which are on or near public transportation routes.
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Orange Park
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding

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

* Programs vary by location

* 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 Medical Assistant 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
Fern Park
Associate
381
Deland
Bachelor
105
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Casselberry
Associate
104
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelor
427
Gainesville
Bachelor
217
Miami
Bachelor
278
Miami
Associate
118
Hialeah
Associate
103
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Naples
Masters
1,699
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Pensacola
Associate
243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants 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 4640 $29,350
Cape Coral 1970 $30,580
Fort Myers 1970 $30,580
Crestview 390 $30,200
Fort Walton Beach 390 $30,200
Destin 390 $30,200
Deltona 1710 $29,010
Daytona Beach 1710 $29,010
Ormond Beach 1710 $29,010
Gainesville 1000 $26,970
Homosassa Springs 240 $29,660
Lakeland 870 $28,190
Winter Haven 870 $28,190
Miami 16000 $31,920
Fort Lauderdale 16000 $31,920
West Palm Beach 16000 $31,920
Naples 690 $35,950
Immokalee 690 $35,950
Marco Island 690 $35,950
North Port 1640 $32,500
Sarasota 1640 $32,500
Bradenton 1640 $32,500
Ocala 910 $29,420
Orlando 6050 $29,850
Kissimmee 6050 $29,850
Sanford 6050 $29,850
Palm Bay 1660 $29,460
Melbourne 1660 $29,460
Titusville 1660 $29,460
Panama City 620 $27,630
Pensacola 1120 $27,820
Ferry Pass 1120 $27,820
Brent 1120 $27,820
Port St. Lucie 880 $30,160
Punta Gorda 300 $31,100
Sebastian 440 $30,440
Vero Beach 440 $30,440
Sebring 290 $29,730
Tallahassee 510 $28,440
Tampa 7300 $30,540
St. Petersburg 7300 $30,540
Clearwater 7300 $30,540
The Villages 160 $27,720

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