California Chief Executives: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Chief Executives in California

Fast Facts for Chief Executives in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sacramento, San Francisco and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Centro, Madera and Visalia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Francisco and San Diego

Salaries for Chief Executives in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Ana, San Jose and Vallejo

Schools for Chief Executives in California are listed below.

Selected Chief Executive Officer Schools in California

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This list also contains online schools that accept students from California.

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Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

  • Programs: AA - Business Administration, BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master of Science (Online)
  • Degrees: Master

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Degrees: Master
San Joaquin Valley College
Bakersfield, Delano, Hanford, Hesperia, Lancaster, Madera, Ontario, Salida, Temecula, Visalia

San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

  • Programs: Certificate - Business Administration (Management), Degree - Business Administration (Management)
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: Transformational Leadership (EDD)
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: Ph.D. Organizational Leadership
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Congratulations! Your interest in Independence University is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

  • Programs: Business Administration (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: MBA Nursing Administration and Leadership (MBA) - Online
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: MBA, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management, Bachelor of Arts in Business Management
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
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More California Chief Executive Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Alliant International University San Diego Doctorate 3,704
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Antioch University-Los Angeles Branch Culver City Masters 676
Antioch University-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Doctorate 347
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Doctorate 8,084
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Barstow Community College Barstow Associate 2,906
Berkeley City College Berkeley Associate 5,287
Bethany University Scotts Valley Masters 537
Biola University La Mirada Doctorate & First Professional 5,830
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
California Baptist University Riverside Masters 3,775
California College-San Diego San Diego Bachelor 568
California Maritime Academy Vallejo Bachelor 858
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-Monterey Bay Seaside Masters 4,080
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
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chabot College Hayward Associate 13,229
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Chapman University Orange Doctorate 6,022
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
Claremont Graduate University Claremont Doctorate 2,127
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
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
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree Associate 1,673
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
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill Associate 19,768
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
El Camino College-Compton Center Compton Associate 3,641
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
Holy Names University Oakland Masters 1,114
Hope International University Fullerton Masters 974
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
Humphreys College-Stockton Stockton Bachelors & First Professional 756
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
John F Kennedy University Pleasant Hill Doctorate 1,565
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe Associate 2,576
Laney College Oakland Associate 11,745
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Lincoln University Oakland Oakland Masters 319
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Associate 17,204
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington Associate 8,850
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar Associate 8,493
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills Associate 19,526
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles Associate 6,095
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
MTI College Sacramento Associate 619
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Menlo College Atherton Bachelor 680
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
Merritt College Oakland Associate 6,944
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mount St Mary's College Los Angeles Doctorate 2,366
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Napa Valley College Napa Associate 7,169
National University La Jolla Masters 26,363
Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont Doctorate 784
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont Masters 1,491
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Pacific States University Los Angeles Doctorate 213
Palo Verde College Blythe Associate 3,831
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Pepperdine University Malibu Doctorate & First Professional 7,582
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego Masters 3,480
Porterville College Porterville Associate 3,773
Reedley College Reedley Associate 12,158
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
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 Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus Calexico Masters 885
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield Bakersfield Associate 602
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Fresno Associate 675
San Joaquin Valley College-Modesto Campus Salida Associate 254
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova Associate 619
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga Associate 791
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia Associate 892
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 Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Santiago Canyon College Orange Associate 14,085
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Silicon Valley University San Jose Masters 244
Simpson University Redding Masters 1,076
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Masters 8,770
Southern California Institute of Technology Anaheim Bachelor 396
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
The National Hispanic University San Jose Bachelor 551
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-Riverside Riverside Doctorate 17,187
University of California-San Diego La Jolla Doctorate & First Professional 27,020
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
Whittier College Whittier Masters & First Professional 1,985
William Jessup University Rocklin Bachelor 515
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chief Executives

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:
Chief Executives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chief Executives 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


Bakersfield 420 $176720 0.83
Fresno 470 $156700 0.8
Hanford 40 $118930 0.63
Corcoran 40 $118930 0.63
Chico 120 $184370 0.96
El Centro 40 $160160 0.41
Oxnard 570 $184200 1.12
Thousand Oaks 570 $184200 1.12
Ventura 570 $184200 1.12
Redding 80 $122470 0.75
Riverside 1950 $175100 0.86
San Bernardino 1950 $175100 0.86
Ontario 1950 $175100 0.86
Sacramento 2890 $124910 1.91
Roseville 2890 $124910 1.91
Arden 2890 $124910 1.91
Arcade 2890 $124910 1.91
Salinas 210 $186620 0.75
San Diego 2880 $0 1.23
Carlsbad 2880 $0 1.23
Los Angeles 11610 $0 1.19
Long Beach 11610 $0 1.19
Anaheim 11610 $0 1.19
Madera 70 $0 0.96
Merced 80 $161840 0.71
Modesto 270 $156740 0.94
Napa 130 $171880 1.08
Santa Cruz 210 $146290 1.34
Watsonville 210 $146290 1.34
Santa Maria 360 $0 1.14
Santa Barbara 360 $0 1.14
Santa Rosa 420 $0 1.28
San Francisco 5080 $0 1.34
Oakland 5080 $0 1.34
Hayward 5080 $0 1.34
Stockton 320 $0 0.84
Lodi 320 $0 0.84
San Jose 2170 $0 1.24
Sunnyvale 2170 $0 1.24
Santa Clara 2170 $0 1.24
Vallejo 200 $140480 0.93
Fairfield 200 $140480 0.93
Visalia 150 $0 0.62
Porterville 150 $0 0.62
San Luis Obispo 220 $141040 1.14
Paso Robles 220 $141040 1.14
Arroyo Grande 220 $141040 1.14
Yuba City 80 $151530 1.24
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