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Allied Health Professions in Florida

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 8,526 students earned their Allied Health degrees in FL.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 7th most popular major out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Florida

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3,246
Associate’s Degree 2,661
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,595
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,595
Master’s Degree 619
Bachelor’s Degree 405

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: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.0%
  • White: 53.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Allied Health Professions Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Florida

84,340 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Florida

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $57,960. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 94 colleges in Florida that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. 68% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#2

Broward College

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. In their early career, BC grads earn an average salary of $26,700. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%.

505 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 32% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Valencia College

Orlando
468 Degrees in Major Awarded
47,940 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Valencia College grads earn an average salary of $26,100. The full-time teacher rate is 31%.

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. The student loan default rate is 8.20% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,954.

318 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,754 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,967.

314 Degrees in Major Awarded
458 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 6% get financial aid. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

304 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,679 Total Students

19% of the teachers are full time. 84% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#9

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale
296 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
20,576 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at NUS Florida will pay a net price of $25,816. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

#10

Santa Fe College

Gainesville
283 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,915 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Allied Health Professions Careers in FL

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Physician Assistants 50% $104,420
Health Specialties Professors 33% $61,080
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 31% $65,560
Athletic Trainers 30% $44,610
Respiratory Therapists 29% $57,660
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 27% $40,160
Hearing Aid Specialists 25% $51,590
Radiation Therapists 24% $81,080
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
Nursing 18,904
Health/Medical Admin Services 11,121
Allied Health Services 7,873
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,376
Health Sciences & Services 3,521
Public Health 1,994
Dental Support Services 1,713
Mental & Social Health Services 1,453

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