Florida Physical Therapy Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physical Therapist Assistants in Florida

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Assistants in Florida

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

Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Port St. Lucie, Tallahassee and Naples

Schools for Physical Therapist Assistants in Florida are listed below.

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

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical 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


Gainesville 80 $53630 1.11
Homosassa Springs 120 $64970 6.68
Jacksonville 370 $62390 1
Cape Coral 170 $67570 1.21
Fort Myers 170 $67570 1.21
Crestview 80 $61390 1.29
Fort Walton Beach 80 $61390 1.29
Destin 80 $61390 1.29
Deltona 120 $61520 1.15
Daytona Beach 120 $61520 1.15
Ormond Beach 120 $61520 1.15
Orlando 610 $58030 0.92
Kissimmee 610 $58030 0.92
Sanford 610 $58030 0.92
Palm Bay 170 $65010 1.48
Melbourne 170 $65010 1.48
Titusville 170 $65010 1.48
Panama City 70 $52370 1.5
Pensacola 90 $58890 0.93
Ferry Pass 90 $58890 0.93
Brent 90 $58890 0.93
Port St. Lucie 160 $65090 2.02
Punta Gorda 40 $65200 1.62
Lakeland 70 $58190 0.6
Winter Haven 70 $58190 0.6
Miami 1100 $61520 0.77
Fort Lauderdale 1100 $61520 0.77
West Palm Beach 1100 $61520 0.77
Naples 40 $52520 0.5
Immokalee 40 $52520 0.5
Marco Island 40 $52520 0.5
North Port 170 $59710 1.06
Sarasota 170 $59710 1.06
Bradenton 170 $59710 1.06
Ocala 80 $64840 1.37
Sebastian 60 $60330 2.23
Vero Beach 60 $60330 2.23
Tallahassee 120 $65040 1.25
Tampa 430 $57910 0.59
St. Petersburg 430 $57910 0.59
Clearwater 430 $57910 0.59
The Villages 30 $67640 2.15
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