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Sports Medicine Schools In Florida

Florida has 11 accredited sports medicine schools where sports medicine faculty who teach sports medicine classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sports medicine in the state of Florida, which encompasses sports medicine training at the following levels:


  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Florida 17,770
National 308,430

Approximately 6% of the country's sports medicine professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Florida

27,570 31,900 37,710 36,470 37,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, sports medicine is a growing field. 9,810 more sports medicine professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has grown by 36% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sports medicine professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports medicine professionals has grown by 24% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports Medicine VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$65,124 $70,196 $73,154 $78,580 $79,858
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sports medicine professionals are growing in Florida. The mean salary for sports medicine professionals in 2006 was $65,124 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $79,858 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Florida

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This represents a 18% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Florida state, within the field of sports medicine, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sports medicine professionals earn 26% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Florida

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine

Sports medicine professionals in Florida earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida


A majority of these graduates, or 91%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Florida

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