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Allied Health Professions Schools in Florida

7,907 students earned Allied Health degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a allied health major is more popular with men than with women.

Allied Health Professions Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 11.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.7%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Allied Health Professions Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Florida

There are 84,340 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Florida

Allied Health grads earn an average of $57,960 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 92 colleges in Florida that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
544 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,976 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

517 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,567 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The 6.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

505 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,645. 78% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

#4

Valencia College

Orlando
468 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

31% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 31% of the teachers are full time. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

318 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,754 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,967. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

314 Degrees in Major Awarded
458 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

304 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time.

#9

Santa Fe College

Gainesville
283 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,915 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

251 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,352 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 29%. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in FL

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 31% $65,560
Hearing Aid Specialists 25% $51,590
Health Technologists and Technicians 22% $37,650
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 19% $65,510
Surgical Technologists 19% $43,930
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 19% $33,620
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 19% $72,120
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 17% $47,820
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -55% $51,600

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Health/Medical Admin Services 10,685
Allied Health Services 7,810
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,269
Dental Support Services 1,713
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 1,407
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 430

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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