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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Coast, Palm Bay and Ocala
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Panama City, Fort Walton Beach and Tallahassee
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Florida

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

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Programs
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • A.S. - Medical Assistant

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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Tampa
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month diploma program)
  • Patient Care Technician (10-month diploma program)
  • Dental Assistant (10-Month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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Hollywood
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Programs
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Sarasota
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Programs
  • Medical Assisting
  • BS in Health and Wellness
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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Programs
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting - Bilingual
  • Diploma in Electronic Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Owns a public spa where students can get real-world experience.
  • Provides scholarship opportunities and financial aid to students who qualify.
  • Offers many start dates throughout the year, with part-time and full-time attendance options.
  • Has 3 main campuses in Greenacres and Jacksonville, Florida, with 4 branch campuses in Miami Lakes, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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West Palm Beach
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Office Specialist Diploma

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

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Jacksonville
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant - Associate
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Associate
  • Offers courses at six campuses located in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
  • Specialize in fields such as Dental Assisting, Administrative Assisting, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Personal Training, and more
  • Assigns each student experienced career services personnel
  • Offers veteran benefits for those who qualify
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Orlando
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Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Dental Assistant Program
  • Training students for careers in the allied health field since 1994.
  • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
  • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
  • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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Clearwater
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Programs
  • Allied Health Management - Bachelor of Science
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate
  • Part of the Delta Career Education Corporation.
  • Each campus features a public spa and/or salon where students can gain real-world experience.
  • 17 campuses across the United States, with online options as well.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent colleges and Schools (ACICS), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Originally founded in 1916 in Wilmington, North Carolina by Judge Leon Motte.
Programs
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

More Florida Medical Assistant Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Fern Park
Associate
381
Deland
Bachelor
105
Cocoa
Associate
14,496
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Casselberry
Associate
104
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelor
427
Gainesville
Bachelor
217
Miami
Bachelor
278
Miami
Associate
118
Hialeah
Associate
103
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Hialeah
Bachelor
2,158
Naples
Masters
1,699
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Pensacola
Associate
10,728
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Pensacola
Associate
243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical 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:
Medical Assistants

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 4640 $30,610
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 1970 $31,430
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 390 $30,420
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 1710 $29,740
Gainesville 1000 $27,930
Homosassa Springs 240 $30,380
Lakeland-Winter Haven 870 $28,300
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 16000 $32,190
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 690 $36,260
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 1640 $32,950
Ocala 910 $29,840
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 6050 $30,360
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 1660 $29,880
Panama City 620 $28,360
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 1120 $28,700
Port St. Lucie 880 $30,850
Punta Gorda 300 $31,600
Sebastian-Vero Beach 440 $32,440
Sebring 290 $30,070
Tallahassee 510 $28,850
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 7300 $31,100
The Villages 160 $27,920

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