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Fast Facts for Chefs in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Naples, West Palm Beach and Cape Coral
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, West Palm Beach and Tampa

Salaries for Chefs in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Naples and Miami

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Orlando
Bachelors
44,515
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelors
43,700
Tampa
Associates
27,061
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,688
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,825
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
Pensacola
Bachelors
9,643
Panama City
Bachelors
5,483
Orlando
Bachelors
4,753
Orlando
N/A
2,909
Coconut Creek
N/A
2,737
Avon Park
Bachelors
2,722
Marianna
Bachelors
2,231
Miami
Masters
1,924
Hollywood
N/A
1,612
North Miami
Bachelors
1,561
Orlando
N/A
1,539
Key West
Associates
1,013
Miami Lakes
N/A
971
Davie
N/A
936
Tampa
N/A
924
Kissimmee
N/A
900
Sarasota
N/A
885
Tallahassee
N/A
877
Winter Garden
N/A
874
Bradenton
N/A
829
Saint Petersburg
N/A
783
Clearwater
N/A
766
Fort Myers
N/A
736
Eustis
N/A
643
Winter Haven
N/A
642
Naples
N/A
619
Miami
N/A
581
Milton
N/A
578
Miami
N/A
578
Pensacola
N/A
539
Jacksonville
Associates
534
Miramar
Associates
449
Saint Augustine
N/A
418
Lakeland
N/A
407
Orlando
Associates
405
Ocala
N/A
350
West Palm Beach
Bachelors
345
Immokalee
N/A
324
Miami
Associates
316
Inverness
N/A
288
Fort Pierce
Associates
267
Cape Coral
N/A
251
Chipley
N/A
241
New Port Richey
N/A
212
Port Charlotte
N/A
194
Doral
Masters
190
Fort Walton Beach
N/A
182
Live Oak
N/A
164

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chefs

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:
Chefs

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chefs relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville730 $48,440
Cape Coral-Fort Myers350 $59,240
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin90 $51,250
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach190 $41,950
Gainesville50 $39,520
Lakeland-Winter Haven160 $49,260
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2590 $57,960
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island440 $53,960
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton280 $61,420
Ocala30 $50,270
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford1570 $56,720
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville130 $42,310
Panama City40 $44,740
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent50 $45,600
Port St. Lucie180 $57,120
Punta Gorda50 $60,490
Sebastian-Vero Beach120 $77,670
Tallahassee60 $49,950
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1280 $44,760
The Villages70 $60,070

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