Florida Occupational Therapy Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida

Fast Facts for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Port St. Lucie, Sarasota and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

Salaries for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Jacksonville, Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach

Schools for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida are listed below.

Selected Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools in Florida

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Keiser University Campus
Fort Lauderdale, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Bridge Program, Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant, Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Degrees: Master, Associate
South University
Tampa, West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS), Occupational Therapy (OTD), Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Degrees: Associate, Doctorate, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Psychology - Addictions
  • Degrees: Master

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Florida Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando Masters 2,207
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Polk Community College Winter Haven Associate 7,757

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapist 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:
Occupational Therapist Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapist Assistants 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


Homosassa Springs 80 $68600 9.57
Jacksonville 160 $59130 0.97
Cape Coral 90 $68630 1.45
Fort Myers 90 $68630 1.45
Deltona 50 $71250 1
Daytona Beach 50 $71250 1
Ormond Beach 50 $71250 1
Orlando 140 $57170 0.49
Kissimmee 140 $57170 0.49
Sanford 140 $57170 0.49
Palm Bay 210 $63320 4.11
Melbourne 210 $63320 4.11
Titusville 210 $63320 4.11
Pensacola 0 $64160 0
Ferry Pass 0 $64160 0
Brent 0 $64160 0
Port St. Lucie 80 $65500 2.3
Lakeland 0 $57450 0
Winter Haven 0 $57450 0
Miami 300 $63760 0.47
Fort Lauderdale 300 $63760 0.47
West Palm Beach 300 $63760 0.47
North Port 60 $48960 0.81
Sarasota 60 $48960 0.81
Bradenton 60 $48960 0.81
Ocala 50 $68850 2.03
Tallahassee 40 $58250 0.94
Tampa 200 $63160 0.63
St. Petersburg 200 $63160 0.63
Clearwater 200 $63160 0.63
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