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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

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ave Maria
Doctorate
460
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Daytona Beach
Masters
3,434
Clearwater
Masters
594
Saint Petersburg
Bachelor
2,544
Saint Augustine
Bachelor
2,537
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Fort Myers
Doctorate
9,339
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,750
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,291
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Winter Park
Masters
3,453
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
DeLand
Masters & First Professional
3,721
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Tampa
Masters
5,628
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Jacksonville
Doctorate
16,406
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Lake Wales
Masters
1,181

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.

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 150 $36,900
Cape Coral-Fort Myers N/A $50,850
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 60 $45,460
Gainesville 60 $50,730
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 480 $56,500
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 350 $66,020
Port St. Lucie 50 $40,180
Tallahassee 40 $56,890
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 390 $49,920

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