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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Ocala and Palm Coast
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Walton Beach, West Palm Beach and Sebastian
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Orlando and Miami

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lakeland, Punta Gorda and Deltona

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More Florida Truck Driving Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Lake Worth
Bachelors
30,520
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Tallahassee
Bachelors
12,200
Ocala
Bachelors
7,375
Lake City
Bachelors
3,197
Orlando
N/A
2,909
Avon Park
Bachelors
2,722
Hollywood
N/A
1,612
Miami Lakes
N/A
971
Saint Petersburg
N/A
783
Winter Haven
N/A
642
Jacksonville
Associates
313
Chipley
N/A
241
Starke
N/A
163
Palm Coast
N/A
117

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Heavy Truck Drivers

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:
Heavy Truck Drivers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Heavy Truck Drivers 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
Jacksonville10520 $46,760
Cape Coral-Fort Myers2000 $39,170
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin540 $28,380
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach1380 $36,150
Gainesville840 $34,270
Homosassa Springs200 $31,750
Lakeland-Winter Haven5410 $43,120
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach24060 $41,050
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island820 $38,190
North Port-Sarasota-BradentonN/A $37,340
Ocala1990 $36,430
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford10680 $43,400
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville1010 $35,100
Panama City820 $44,780
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent1430 $37,450
Port St. Lucie1170 $37,120
Punta Gorda290 $38,400
Sebastian-Vero Beach220 $32,280
Sebring170 $34,340
Tallahassee1030 $36,980
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater12740 $41,310
The Villages350 $35,560

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