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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)
  • Dental Assistant (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.
Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
  • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
  • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
  • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
Programs
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assisting (Diploma)
  • Medical Assisting (Associates)
  • 5 campus locations across Florida.
  • The place for students who want quality career training in the growing fields of allied health, business, design, education, information technology, legal studies, nursing and technical trades. 
  • Member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC).
  • FAPSC includes over 1,000 licensed, private career colleges all over the state of Florida, and prepares students in over 200 fields.
  • FAPSC members experience several benefits, including exclusive resources and discounts for FAPSC hosted events and programs.
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Brandon
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • 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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Altamonte Springs
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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Diploma - Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Diploma - Pharmacy Technician
  • Has 100 campuses— many of which are on or near public transportation routes.
  • 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.
  • Incorporates hands-on training into all programs to provide students with important experience.
  • Provides day, evening, and weekend classes. (Classes offered may vary by location.)
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Atlanta
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Dental Assistant Program
  • Training students for careers in the allied health field since 1994.
  • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
  • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
  • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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Clearwater
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Programs
  • 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 Assisting - Associates
  • Medical Assisting - Diploma
  • Dental Assistant - Diploma

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Sarasota
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Programs
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting - Bilingual
  • Diploma in Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Owns a public spa where students can get real-world experience.
  • Provides scholarship opportunities and financial aid to students who qualify.
  • Offers many start dates throughout the year, with part-time and full-time attendance options.
  • Has 3 main campuses in Greenacres and Jacksonville, Florida, with 4 branch campuses in Miami Lakes, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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West Palm Beach
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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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More Florida Medical Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Gainesville 620 $26,650
Homosassa Springs 300 $27,110
Jacksonville 4300 $28,250
Cape Coral 1790 $31,520
Fort Myers 1790 $31,520
Crestview 340 $28,330
Fort Walton Beach 340 $28,330
Destin 340 $28,330
Deltona 1400 $27,770
Daytona Beach 1400 $27,770
Ormond Beach 1400 $27,770
Orlando 5760 $28,770
Kissimmee 5760 $28,770
Sanford 5760 $28,770
Palm Bay 1940 $28,910
Melbourne 1940 $28,910
Titusville 1940 $28,910
Panama City 410 $27,690
Pensacola 1050 $26,870
Ferry Pass 1050 $26,870
Brent 1050 $26,870
Port St. Lucie 800 $29,410
Punta Gorda 410 $28,970
Lakeland 860 $27,330
Winter Haven 860 $27,330
Miami 13860 $31,410
Fort Lauderdale 13860 $31,410
West Palm Beach 13860 $31,410
Naples 540 $34,920
Immokalee 540 $34,920
Marco Island 540 $34,920
North Port 1590 $31,870
Sarasota 1590 $31,870
Bradenton 1590 $31,870
Ocala 900 $29,080
Sebastian 420 $29,350
Vero Beach 420 $29,350
Sebring 270 $29,070
Tallahassee 560 $28,390
Tampa 6980 $29,470
St. Petersburg 6980 $29,470
Clearwater 6980 $29,470
The Villages 190 $24,910

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