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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, Yuba City and Vallejo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Centro, San Francisco and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Medical Assistants in California

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

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  • Medical Assistant (10-Month Diploma Program)
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San Marcos
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Dental Assistant
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Salida
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  • Medical Specialties (AOS)
  • Respiratory Therapy (AS)
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San Diego
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.
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Cathedral City
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.
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Fairfield
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. 

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Fremont
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  • Certificate - Medical Assistant
  • Degree - Medical Assistant
  • Certificate - Dental Assistant
  • San Joaquin Valley College - A Private Junior College.

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Visalia
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  • Medical Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology - Associates
  • Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.
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Anaheim
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  • Medical Assistant Program
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab Program
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program
  • Since 1996, Southern California Health Institute has been dedicated and committed to helping students achieve their dreams by providing an exceptional education that enables them to become skilled and successful manual therapists.
Programs
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Office Administration
  • You can get started on a new career with Institute of Technology.

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More California Medical Assistant Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
South Gate
Associate
103
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Lancaster
Associate
834
Barstow
Associate
2,906
Aptos
Associate
15,114
San Diego
Bachelor
568
Redwood City
Associate
5,764
Van Nuys
Associate
638
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Hayward
Associate
13,229
Los Angeles
Masters
368
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Fountain Valley
Associate
9,316
Kentfield
Associate
6,476
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
Eureka
Associate
6,025
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
West Covina
Associate
672
San Jose
Associate
8,707
Fresno
Associate
21,624
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Imperial
Associate
8,682
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Oakland
Masters
319
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Sacramento
Associate
619
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Modesto
Associate
18,546
Monterey
Associate
9,238
San Jacinto
Associate
14,197
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Chula Vista
Associate
813
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
San Diego
Associate
21,437
Bakersfield
Associate
602
Fresno
Associate
675
Salida
Associate
254
Rancho Cordova
Associate
619
Rancho Cucamonga
Associate
791
Visalia
Associate
892
San Jose
Associate
9,805
Santa Ana
Associate
33,514
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Saratoga
Associate
11,210

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 1620 $29,640
Fresno 2510 $28,950
Hanford 160 $27,200
Corcoran 160 $27,200
Chico 530 $30,310
El Centro 460 $28,690
Oxnard 2190 $34,610
Thousand Oaks 2190 $34,610
Ventura 2190 $34,610
Redding 530 $31,200
Riverside 8010 $28,230
San Bernardino 8010 $28,230
Ontario 8010 $28,230
Sacramento 5110 $33,380
Roseville 5110 $33,380
Arden 5110 $33,380
Arcade 5110 $33,380
Salinas 720 $30,560
Los Angeles 30000 $32,860
Long Beach 30000 $32,860
Anaheim 30000 $32,860
Madera 220 $28,780
Merced 510 $24,370
Modesto 1300 $35,250
Napa 300 $35,710
San Diego 6950 $35,260
Carlsbad 6950 $35,260
Santa Cruz 490 $37,090
Watsonville 490 $37,090
Santa Maria 840 $36,150
Santa Barbara 840 $36,150
Santa Rosa 1060 $39,760
San Francisco 9260 $43,250
Oakland 9260 $43,250
Hayward 9260 $43,250
Stockton 1460 $30,160
Lodi 1460 $30,160
San Jose 4240 $42,470
Sunnyvale 4240 $42,470
Santa Clara 4240 $42,470
Vallejo 1180 $38,840
Fairfield 1180 $38,840
Visalia 810 $31,980
Porterville 810 $31,980
Yuba City 290 $33,850
San Luis Obispo 580 $32,610
Paso Robles 580 $32,610
Arroyo Grande 580 $32,610

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