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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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Grand Prairie
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  • 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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Jacksonville
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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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Brandon
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Altierus is a non-profit, higher educational school system with 21 campuses in 11 states, operated as Altierus Career College or Career Education. And being a student here is different. Because we don't see you as just a student. We see you as an individual within our community with your own reasons for being here.

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Tampa
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  • 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).
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As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career.

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West Palm Beach
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  • 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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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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  • Offers programs that focus on the two most in-demand application areas for sonography: abdominal and obstetric and gynecological applications, or a cardiac focus. Both provide exposure to vascular ultrasound, the third most common use of the technology.
  • Students can combine their bachelor’s degree in any field with their Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to earn a bachelor’s degree in Sonography.
  • Provides focused lab classes to give students hands-on experience as well as  clinical training held in a real-life setting.
  • Accredited Member, ACICS
  • Located in Kissimmee, FL
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More Florida Physician Assistant Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725

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.

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 350 $98,420
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 230 $104,050
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 30 $97,470
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 200 $112,180
Gainesville 140 $91,060
Lakeland-Winter Haven 110 $100,550
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 1510 $104,440
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 90 $103,570
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 230 $112,710
Ocala 70 $133,310
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 500 $93,400
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 200 $115,220
Panama City 30 $108,680
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 170 $86,700
Port St. Lucie 80 $123,240
Punta Gorda 50 $97,360
Tallahassee 80 $102,710
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 960 $102,390
The Villages 40 $105,940

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