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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida

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

Salaries for Occupational Therapist Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Jacksonville, Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach

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More Florida Occupational Therapy Assistant 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
Enrolled
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,688
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
Winter Haven
Bachelors
11,364
Bradenton
Bachelors
10,480
Orlando
Doctorate
1,912
Royal Palm Beach
Doctorate
987
Tampa
Doctorate
918
Miramar
Associates
551
Lake Mary
Bachelors
241

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational 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:
Occupational Therapist Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapist Assistants 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® 22.1 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
Lakeland-Winter Haven70 $61,900
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach500 $61,610
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton230 $64,850
Ocala70 $68,940
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford190 $61,290
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville180 $68,370
Panama CityN/A $
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent40 $54,360
Port St. LucieN/A $
Tallahassee70 $62,310
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater420 $56,380
Jacksonville140 $62,540
Cape Coral-Fort Myers100 $66,530
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach80 $62,510
Homosassa SpringsN/A $59,640

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