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About Tampa

Nurses and allied health professionals looking for the best healthcare employers in Tampa, Florida, have many top medical facilities to choose from in the Sunshine State. Per the Florida Hospital Association, the state boasted 317 hospitals, with 70,662 beds total and 492 freestanding ambulatory surgery centers in June 2022.

Tampa has 11 hospitals within its limits, including Tampa General Hospital, the region’s only Level 1 center for trauma and comprehensive burn care and one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers. Ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Tampa in 2022-2023, it’s Magnet recognized for its nursing excellence. In May 2021, 90,150 healthcare practitioners and technicians, including 30,940 registered nurses, worked within the Tampa, FL region, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Living in Tampa can feel like being on a permanent vacation with its laid-back beach lifestyle combined with all the amenities you’d expect in a large metropolitan area. Winters are sunny and warm, with temperatures seldom dropping below 60 degrees and snow an extremely rare occurrence. With such gorgeous weather year-round, it’s no surprise that spending time outdoors is a popular pastime in Tampa.

Outdoorsy nurses and allied health workers take advantage of 100s of miles of hiking trails, beautiful white sand beaches nearby and 146 parks citywide, with a fantastic array of things to do for the whole family. Tampa’s hip social scene and active nightlife mean there’s always something going on for those seeking after-work cocktails and a little fun. 

The employment outlook and salaries for medical professionals in Florida are robust. Per the BLS, registered nurses working in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro earned an average hourly rate of $35.28 and an annual salary of $73,380 in May 2021. The combined average hourly rate of all healthcare practitioners and technicians was $39.30, with a mean annual wage of $81,750.

Per Vivian’s salary data, staff RN jobs in Tampa paid an average of $41 in March 2023, with some positions paying as much as $84. Travel RN jobs in Tampa paid an average of $2,401 and up to $3,400 weekly. Staff allied health salaries averaged $31 per hour, with a max of $56 possible, and travel allied health jobs averaged $2,133 weekly, up to $3,430 in some roles. 

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Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist

  • Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
  • St Petersburg, FL
  • Days, Flexible

$37-51/hour

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Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist

  • HCA Florida Brandon Hospital
  • Brandon, FL

$37-51/hour

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Registered Nurse (RN) - First Assist

  • Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
  • St Petersburg, FL
  • Flexible

$37-51/hour

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room
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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room

  • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
  • Hudson, FL

$39-49/hour

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - Occupational Health
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Occupational Health

  • Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
  • St Petersburg, FL

$71K-97K/year

Posted 1 day ago
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Occupational Health

  • Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute
  • St Petersburg, FL

$71K-97K/year

Posted 9 days ago
View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Coordinator, OR - Operating Room
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Coordinator, OR - Operating Room

  • Largo Medical Center
  • Largo, FL
  • Days, Flexible

$36-47/hour

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

  • Blake Medical Center
  • Bradenton, FL
  • Days, Flexible

$36-47/hour

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Transplant

  • Largo Medical Center
  • Largo, FL

$34-47/hour

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room
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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room

  • HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital
  • Tampa, FL
  • Days, Flexible

$36-45/hour

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Insights for staff roles

$37-44/hour

The average salary for a Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL is $41.15 per hour. This is 5% higher than the Florida average of $39.00.

Last updated on June 21, 2024. Based on active jobs on Vivian.com.

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Tampa General Hospital
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Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General is licensed for 1,041 beds, and with more than 8,000 team members, is one of the region’s largest employers. Consistently recognized for world-class care, Tampa General Hospital was ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-22, marking the sixth consecutive year TGH has accomplished the feat. Tampa General is also listed among the top four hospitals in Florida and ranked as one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals in five medical specialties, according to the digital media company. Additionally, Tampa General was ranked as “high performing,” or among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, in four more specialties along with 12 procedures and conditions for 2021-22.
Highlights
  • $37-44/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 1017 beds
  • Teaching Hospital
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The best hospitals to work at in Tampa

Tampa General Hospital

1 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606

Highlights

  • $37-44/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 1017 beds
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Blake Medical Center

2020 59th St W
Bradenton, FL 34209

Highlights

  • $29-41/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 355 beds
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Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute

6000 49th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33709

Highlights

  • $29-41/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 202 beds
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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667

Highlights

  • $29-41/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 290 beds
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Largo Medical Center

201 14th St Sw
Largo, FL 33770

Highlights

  • $29-45/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 250 beds
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HCA Florida Brandon Hospital

119 Oakfield Dr
Brandon, FL 33511

Highlights

  • $29-45/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 403 beds
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Kindred Hospital - Bay Area Saint Petersburg

3030 6th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33705

Highlights

  • $37-45/hour
  • Long Term Acute Care
  • 82 beds
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Saint Petersburg General Hospital

6500 38th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

Highlights

  • $29-42/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 168 beds
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Kindred Hospital - Central Tampa

4801 N Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33603

Highlights

  • $37-49/hour
  • Long Term Acute Care
  • 102 beds
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HCA Florida West Tampa Hospital

6001 Webb Rd
Tampa, FL 33615

Highlights

  • $29-41/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 182 beds
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Palms of Pasadena Hospital

1501 Pasadena Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33707

Highlights

  • $31-41/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 167 beds
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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Largo

901 Clearwater Largo Rd N
Largo, FL 33770

Highlights

  • $37-45/hour
  • Rehabilitation
  • 70 beds
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Largo West Hospital

2025 Indian Rocks Rd S
Largo, FL 33774

Highlights

  • $29-37/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 86 beds
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North Tampa Behavioral Health

29910 Sr 56
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

Highlights

  • $24-41/hour
  • Psychiatric
  • 126 beds
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Lakeland Regional Medical Center

1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805

Highlights

  • $26-37/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 764 beds
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South Florida Baptist Hospital

301 N Alexander St
Plant City, FL 33563

Highlights

  • $25-43/hour
  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 128 beds
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Frequently asked questions

Who are the top healthcare employers in Tampa?

The top employers on Vivian Health by available jobs in Tampa are Tampa General Hospital (127 jobs), The Tampa General Hospital (81 jobs), Blake Medical Center (44 jobs), Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute (39 jobs) and DaVita Inc (37 jobs).

What are the most in demand healthcare jobs in Tampa?

The highest demand healthcare specialties right now according to our date are Med Surg with 228 jobs available, Home Health with 47 jobs available and Med Surg / Telemetry with 47 jobs available.

How many hospitals are hiring in Tampa?

As of Friday, June 21st 2024, there are 16 hospitals in Tampa with open job listings according to Vivian Health's data.

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