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Fast Facts for Writers in Florida

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

Salaries for Writers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Deltona, Miami and Lakeland

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More Florida Writing 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
Total Enrollment
Orlando
Doctorate
64,088
Miami
Doctorate
55,003
Gainesville
Doctorate
52,367
Tampa
Doctorate
42,861
Tallahassee
Doctorate
41,173
Boca Raton
Doctorate
30,541
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
21,625
Coral Gables
Doctorate
16,744
Jacksonville
Doctorate
15,762
Fort Myers
Doctorate
14,821
Saint Leo
Doctorate
14,649
Pensacola
Doctorate
12,966
Tallahassee
Doctorate
9,619
Tampa
Masters
8,232
Miami
Doctorate
7,404
Lakeland
Doctorate
5,804
St. Petersburg
Masters
4,702
Miami Gardens
Doctorate
4,662
DeLand
Doctorate
4,357
Jacksonville
Doctorate
4,060
Daytona Beach
Masters
3,934
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,764
Winter Park
Doctorate
3,240
Boca Raton
Doctorate
2,842
Saint Augustine
Masters
2,621
Sarasota
Masters
2,068
Saint Petersburg
Bachelors
2,046
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,339
Orlando
Masters
1,323
Lake Wales
Masters
1,127
Temple Terrace
Bachelors
537
Graceville
Masters
456

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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:
Writers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Writers 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
Jacksonville150 $39,520
Cape Coral-Fort Myers60 $53,140
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach30 $37,920
GainesvilleN/A N/A
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach550 $54,670
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford350 $65,410
Port St. LucieN/A N/A
TallahasseeN/A N/A
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater260 $47,130

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