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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Florida

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

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ocala, Sarasota and Orlando

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Port Saint Lucie
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  • Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.
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West Palm Beach
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  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.
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  • Get the hands-on training you need for career success at Southern Technical College.
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Port Charlotte
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  • Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.
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  • City College of Florida is focused on providing the best in business and career education.
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Fort Lauderdale
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  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
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  • Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student.

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West Palm Beach
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More Florida Physician Assistant Schools

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

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Highest Award
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
Doctorate & First Professional

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician 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:
Physician Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physician 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
Annual Median Salary
Gainesville 90 $90,080
Jacksonville 460 $100,030
Cape Coral 200 $98,820
Fort Myers 200 $98,820
Crestview 40 $85,090
Fort Walton Beach 40 $85,090
Destin 40 $85,090
Deltona 150 $99,110
Daytona Beach 150 $99,110
Ormond Beach 150 $99,110
Orlando 470 $96,220
Kissimmee 470 $96,220
Sanford 470 $96,220
Palm Bay 180 $106,530
Melbourne 180 $106,530
Titusville 180 $106,530
Pensacola 220 $87,480
Ferry Pass 220 $87,480
Brent 220 $87,480
Port St. Lucie 60 $97,540
Lakeland 60 $95,190
Winter Haven 60 $95,190
Miami 1340 $100,580
Fort Lauderdale 1340 $100,580
West Palm Beach 1340 $100,580
Naples 60 $87,160
Immokalee 60 $87,160
Marco Island 60 $87,160
North Port 280 $105,700
Sarasota 280 $105,700
Bradenton 280 $105,700
Ocala 90 $98,370
Tallahassee 90 $105,190
Tampa 1070 $91,670
St. Petersburg 1070 $91,670
Clearwater 1070 $91,670
The Villages 40 $104,840

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