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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in Florida

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

Salaries for Physician Assistants in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ocala, Sarasota and Orlando

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More Florida Physician 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
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Gainesville
Doctorate
52,367
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
21,625
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,688
Miami
Doctorate
7,404
Orlando
Doctorate
1,912
Tampa
Doctorate
918

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physician 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:
Physician Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physician 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® 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
Jacksonville530 $98,420
Cape Coral-Fort Myers210 $98,380
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin40 $89,020
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach120 $113,740
Gainesville190 $93,870
Lakeland-Winter Haven130 $103,480
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1640 $106,090
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island130 $108,700
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton280 $103,360
Ocala60 $104,340
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford530 $98,270
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville180 $120,570
Panama City40 $94,370
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent210 $88,250
Port St. Lucie70 $127,490
Punta Gorda60 $91,990
Tallahassee90 $111,960
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1010 $101,760
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