Florida Physical Therapy Aide Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physical Therapist Aides in Florida

Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Aides in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Miami, Sebastian and Ocala
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Physical Therapist Aides in Florida

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

Schools for Physical Therapist Aides in Florida are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Aide Training 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: Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Bridge Program, Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Degrees: Associate, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online, Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master
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)
  • Degrees: Associate, Doctorate
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More Florida Physical Therapy Aide Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Broward College Fort Lauderdale Associate 31,730
Central Florida Community College Ocala Associate 6,210
Daytona State College Daytona Beach Bachelor 13,675
Florida Community College at Jacksonville Jacksonville Bachelor 24,939
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando Masters 2,207
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City Associate 5,758
Indian River State College Fort Pierce Bachelor 14,932
Lake City Community College Lake City Associate 2,849
Manatee Community College Bradenton Associate 9,869
Miami Dade College Miami Bachelor 54,094
Pensacola Junior College Pensacola Associate 10,728
Polk Community College Winter Haven Associate 7,757
Seminole Community College Sanford Associate 12,745
St Petersburg College Clearwater Bachelor 25,450

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapist Aides

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:
Physical Therapist Aides

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical Therapist Aides 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 130 $24600 2.89
Homosassa Springs 40 $26010 3.51
Jacksonville 180 $25160 0.79
Cape Coral 50 $26430 0.55
Fort Myers 50 $26430 0.55
Deltona 30 $22760 0.51
Daytona Beach 30 $22760 0.51
Ormond Beach 30 $22760 0.51
Orlando 290 $25870 0.71
Kissimmee 290 $25870 0.71
Sanford 290 $25870 0.71
Palm Bay 60 $24330 0.79
Melbourne 60 $24330 0.79
Titusville 60 $24330 0.79
Port St. Lucie 30 $26770 0.72
Lakeland 40 $22710 0.54
Winter Haven 40 $22710 0.54
Miami 660 $24090 0.73
Fort Lauderdale 660 $24090 0.73
West Palm Beach 660 $24090 0.73
North Port 80 $27730 0.85
Sarasota 80 $27730 0.85
Bradenton 80 $27730 0.85
Ocala 30 $25420 0.99
Tampa 410 $25350 0.92
St. Petersburg 410 $25350 0.92
Clearwater 410 $25350 0.92
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