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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gainesville, Sebastian and Punta Gorda
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Pensacola and Cape Coral
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, Port St. Lucie and Tampa

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More Florida Occupational Therapy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Jacksonville
Bachelors
23,413
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,510
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
13,737
Winter Haven
Bachelors
10,591
Bradenton
Bachelors
10,229
Orlando
Doctorate
1,705
Tampa
Doctorate
880
Royal Palm Beach
Doctorate
692
Miramar
Associates
559
Lake Mary
Bachelors
325

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Occupational Therapists

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Gainesville160 $73,990
Ocala150 $84,520
Punta GordaN/A $94,890
Tallahassee80 $86,930
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1000 $79,380
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island70 $90,580
Panama CityN/A $76,750
Sebastian-Vero Beach40 $83,780
Port St. Lucie230 $80,000
Cape Coral-Fort Myers130 $87,770
Jacksonville400 $82,900
Lakeland-Winter Haven130 $71,460
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach80 $90,090
Homosassa Springs80 $98,530
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin100 $76,470
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton370 $88,740
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford610 $81,420
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville250 $80,090
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent300 $82,090
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1980 $79,060

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