California Medical and Public Health Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Medical And Public Health Social Workers in California

Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Napa, Madera and San Luis Obispo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Oxnard and Salinas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Oakland, Santa Ana and Riverside

Salaries for Health Social Workers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Madera and San Luis Obispo

Schools for Health Social Workers in California are listed below.

Selected Health Social Workers Schools in California

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More California Health Social Workers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Alliant International University San Diego Doctorate 3,704
American Jewish University Los Angeles Masters 223
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
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
Bethany University Scotts Valley Masters 537
Biola University La Mirada Doctorate & First Professional 5,830
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California Baptist University Riverside Masters 3,775
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
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Chapman University Orange Doctorate 6,022
Chapman University-University College Orange Masters 6,328
Claremont Graduate University Claremont Doctorate 2,127
Claremont McKenna College Claremont Bachelor 1,135
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
College of Alameda Alameda Associate 5,979
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Siskiyous Weed Associate 2,782
Concordia University Irvine Irvine Masters 2,392
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree Associate 1,673
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa Associate 5,382
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
Dominican University of California San Rafael Masters 2,125
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
El Camino College-Compton Center Compton Associate 3,641
Evergreen Valley College San Jose Associate 8,707
Folsom Lake College Folsom Associate 8,193
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Masters 2,391
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Harvey Mudd College Claremont Bachelor 735
Holy Names University Oakland Masters 1,114
Hope International University Fullerton Masters 974
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
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
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Loma Linda University Loma Linda Doctorate & First Professional 4,022
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 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
Mount St Mary's College Los Angeles Doctorate 2,366
National University La Jolla Masters 26,363
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont Masters 1,491
Occidental College Los Angeles Masters 1,877
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology Redwood City Doctorate 427
Pacific Union College Angwin Masters 1,363
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pepperdine University Malibu Doctorate & First Professional 7,582
Phillips Graduate Institute Chatsworth Doctorate 373
Pitzer College Claremont Bachelor 999
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego Masters 3,480
Pomona College Claremont Bachelor 1,547
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
Saint Marys College of California Moraga Doctorate 3,801
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 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
Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center San Francisco Doctorate 488
Scripps College Claremont Bachelor 920
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
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
Stanford University Stanford Doctorate & First Professional 19,782
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
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
William Jessup University Rocklin Bachelor 515
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

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:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health Social Workers 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 130 $69650 0.4
Fresno 550 $60820 1.44
Hanford 0 $83320 0
Corcoran 0 $83320 0
Chico 90 $64580 1.15
Oxnard 200 $58230 0.61
Thousand Oaks 200 $58230 0.61
Ventura 200 $58230 0.61
Redding 60 $84390 0.95
Riverside 1210 $61870 0.82
San Bernardino 1210 $61870 0.82
Ontario 1210 $61870 0.82
Sacramento 0 $67730 0
Roseville 0 $67730 0
Arden 0 $67730 0
Arcade 0 $67730 0
Salinas 100 $52300 0.57
San Diego 1000 $72280 0.65
Carlsbad 1000 $72280 0.65
Los Angeles 5490 $67060 0.87
Long Beach 5490 $67060 0.87
Anaheim 5490 $67060 0.87
Merced 100 $54420 1.36
Modesto 120 $50890 0.63
Santa Cruz 100 $67610 0.96
Watsonville 100 $67610 0.96
Santa Maria 60 $55410 0.28
Santa Barbara 60 $55410 0.28
Santa Rosa 160 $73810 0.75
San Francisco 1910 $73860 0.77
Oakland 1910 $73860 0.77
Hayward 1910 $73860 0.77
Stockton 180 $71910 0.72
Lodi 180 $71910 0.72
San Jose 660 $75550 0.58
Sunnyvale 660 $75550 0.58
Santa Clara 660 $75550 0.58
Vallejo 120 $80960 0.87
Fairfield 120 $80960 0.87
Visalia 60 $54790 0.35
Porterville 60 $54790 0.35
San Luis Obispo 50 $70440 0.38
Paso Robles 50 $70440 0.38
Arroyo Grande 50 $70440 0.38
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