California Biological Technicians: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Biological Technicians in California

Fast Facts for Biological Technicians in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Oakland and San Diego
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Stockton, Bakersfield and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Oakland and San Francisco

Salaries for Biological Technicians in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Redding and Oakland

Schools for Biological Technicians in California are listed below.

Selected Biology Technician Schools in California

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More California Biology Technician Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Doctorate 8,084
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Berkeley City College Berkeley Associate 5,287
Biola University La Mirada Doctorate & First Professional 5,830
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California Baptist University Riverside Masters 3,775
California Institute of Technology Pasadena Doctorate 2,133
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo Masters 19,777
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona Masters 21,477
California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield Masters 7,700
California State University-Channel Islands Camarillo Masters 3,599
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson Masters 12,082
California State University-East Bay Hayward Masters 13,124
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Fullerton Fullerton Doctorate 37,130
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate 21,051
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino Doctorate 17,066
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos Masters 9,159
California State University-Stanislaus Turlock Doctorate 8,836
Canada College Redwood City Associate 5,764
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Chapman University Orange Doctorate 6,022
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
Claremont McKenna College Claremont Bachelor 1,135
Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles Los Angeles Bachelors & First Professional 363
College of Alameda Alameda Associate 5,979
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Sequoias Visalia Associate 11,697
College of the Siskiyous Weed Associate 2,782
Columbia College Sonora Sonora Associate 2,734
Concordia University Irvine Irvine Masters 2,392
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Cosumnes River College Sacramento Associate 12,967
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa Associate 5,382
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Cuyamaca College El Cajon Associate 9,358
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Dominican University of California San Rafael Masters 2,125
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Evergreen Valley College San Jose Associate 8,707
Feather River College Quincy Associate 1,688
Folsom Lake College Folsom Associate 8,193
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Masters 2,391
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Harvey Mudd College Claremont Bachelor 735
Holy Names University Oakland Masters 1,114
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Laney College Oakland Associate 11,745
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Associate 17,204
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills Associate 19,526
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles Associate 6,095
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 8,977
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
Mills College Oakland Doctorate 1,446
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount St Mary's College Los Angeles Doctorate 2,366
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont Masters 1,491
Occidental College Los Angeles Masters 1,877
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Pacific Union College Angwin Masters 1,363
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Pepperdine University Malibu Doctorate & First Professional 7,582
Pitzer College Claremont Bachelor 999
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego Masters 3,480
Pomona College Claremont Bachelor 1,547
Reedley College Reedley Associate 12,158
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
Saint Marys College of California Moraga Doctorate 3,801
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino Associate 12,839
San Diego Christian College El Cajon Bachelor 489
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
San Diego Miramar College San Diego Associate 10,650
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
San Jose City College San Jose Associate 9,805
San Jose State University San Jose Masters 31,906
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Clara University Santa Clara Doctorate & First Professional 8,685
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Santiago Canyon College Orange Associate 14,085
Scripps College Claremont Bachelor 920
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Masters 8,770
Stanford University Stanford Doctorate & First Professional 19,782
Taft College Taft Associate 9,328
The Master's College and Seminary Santa Clarita Doctorate & First Professional 1,511
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley Doctorate & First Professional 34,940
University of California-Davis Davis Doctorate & First Professional 29,796
University of California-Irvine Irvine Doctorate & First Professional 26,483
University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 37,476
University of California-Merced Merced Doctorate 1,871
University of California-Riverside Riverside Doctorate 17,187
University of California-San Diego La Jolla Doctorate & First Professional 27,020
University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Doctorate 21,410
University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Doctorate 15,825
University of La Verne La Verne Doctorate & First Professional 7,370
University of San Diego San Diego Doctorate 7,504
University of San Francisco San Francisco Doctorate & First Professional 8,714
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
University of the Pacific Stockton Doctorate 6,235
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa Masters 2,254
Ventura College Ventura Associate 12,603
Victor Valley College Victorville Associate 10,149
West Hills College-Coalinga Coalinga Associate 2,833
West Hills College-Lemoore Lemoore Associate 3,833
West Los Angeles College Culver City Associate 9,975
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Westmont College Santa Barbara Bachelor 1,337
Whittier College Whittier Masters & First Professional 1,985

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Biological Technicians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Biological Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Biological Technicians relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Fresno 110 $32460 0.63
Oxnard 560 $45910 3.61
Thousand Oaks 560 $45910 3.61
Ventura 560 $45910 3.61
Riverside 190 $47010 0.27
San Bernardino 190 $47010 0.27
Ontario 190 $47010 0.27
Sacramento 530 $38010 1.14
Roseville 530 $38010 1.14
Arden 530 $38010 1.14
Arcade 530 $38010 1.14
Salinas 50 $0 0.61
San Diego 2830 $46820 3.95
Carlsbad 2830 $46820 3.95
Los Angeles 2440 $47140 0.82
Long Beach 2440 $47140 0.82
Anaheim 2440 $47140 0.82
Santa Cruz 120 $42520 2.49
Watsonville 120 $42520 2.49
Santa Maria 50 $45940 0.54
Santa Barbara 50 $45940 0.54
San Francisco 3890 $64850 3.36
Oakland 3890 $64850 3.36
Hayward 3890 $64850 3.36
Stockton 40 $41620 0.38
Lodi 40 $41620 0.38
San Jose 810 $49170 1.52
Sunnyvale 810 $49170 1.52
Santa Clara 810 $49170 1.52
Vallejo 0 $56370 0
Fairfield 0 $56370 0
Visalia 130 $31940 1.75
Porterville 130 $31940 1.75
San Luis Obispo 60 $30660 1
Paso Robles 60 $30660 1
Arroyo Grande 60 $30660 1
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