Florida

CHCP's Online Health Care Career Education in Florida

In Florida, the health care industry has remained vibrant due to the state's growing population of elders and baby boomers. As the population ages, the demand for quality health care provides opportunities for job growth and stability. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the counties of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Orange, Hillsborough and Duval each employed between 20,126 and 107,454 health care professionals as of May 2009.

According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity:

  • Between August 2012 and August 2013, Florida gained over 130,000 jobs.
  • Jobs in Medical and Health Services Management are projected to grow 2% annually.
  • Between 2012 and 2013, the Private Education and Health Services sector gained 11,700 jobs.