California Medical Secretaries: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Medical Secretaries in California

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Fast Facts for Medical Secretaries in California

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

Salaries for Medical Secretaries in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Napa

Schools for Medical Secretaries in California are listed below.

Selected Medical Secretary Schools in California

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UEI College
Bakersfield, Chula Vista, Fresno, Ontario, Riverside, San Marcos, Stockton

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

  • Programs: Medical Office Specialist, Medical Billing & Insurance Coding (8-Month Diploma Program)
  • Degrees: Diploma

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: Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program
  • Degrees: Certificate

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: Medical Coding and Billing
  • Degrees: Diploma
Brightwood College
Bakersfield, Clovis, Sacramento, Vista

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: Medical Office Specialist, Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
  • Degrees: Diploma

Get the hands-on training you need to succeed at Blake Austin College.

  • Programs: Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
US Colleges
Anaheim, Montclair, Riverside, San Diego, San Marcos

U.S. Colleges has been helping students enhance their career skills since 1996.


  • Programs: Medical Administrative Secretary, Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Office Administrator, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate

At Glendale Career College, your success is our success! Our short-term allied health training programs will give you the skills to become part of the ever-growing healthcare field. Your decision to continue your education with Glendale Career College will prove to be a rewarding experience.

  • Programs: Medical Insurance Biller
  • Degrees: Certificate

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 Masters in Health Administration
  • Degrees: Master
Mayfield College
Cathedral City

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  • Programs: Medical Billing and Coding
  • Degrees: Certificate

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  • Programs: Health Information Management (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More California Medical Secretary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Berkeley City College Berkeley Associate 5,287
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
Columbia College Sonora Sonora Associate 2,734
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
Fresno City College Fresno Associate 21,624
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Humphreys College-Stockton Stockton Bachelors & First Professional 756
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 ORT Technical Institute Los Angeles Associate 167
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
MTI College Sacramento Associate 619
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista Chula Vista Associate 813
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
Santa Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Skyline College San Bruno Associate 8,359
Solano Community College Fairfield Associate 11,163
Ventura College Ventura Associate 12,603
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Secretaries

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 Secretaries

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Secretaries 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 1150 $33120 1.01
Fresno 1710 $30910 1.31
Hanford 0 $32840 0
Corcoran 0 $32840 0
Chico 490 $33440 1.75
El Centro 300 $32010 1.41
Oxnard 1300 $35530 1.15
Thousand Oaks 1300 $35530 1.15
Ventura 1300 $35530 1.15
Redding 400 $32200 1.79
Riverside 5660 $30280 1.12
San Bernardino 5660 $30280 1.12
Ontario 5660 $30280 1.12
Sacramento 4070 $40300 1.21
Roseville 4070 $40300 1.21
Arden 4070 $40300 1.21
Arcade 4070 $40300 1.21
Salinas 450 $37890 0.72
Los Angeles 28230 $36250 1.3
Long Beach 28230 $36250 1.3
Anaheim 28230 $36250 1.3
Madera 160 $39740 1.08
Merced 220 $28400 0.89
Modesto 860 $35230 1.35
Napa 180 $42700 0.67
San Diego 7370 $36770 1.42
Carlsbad 7370 $36770 1.42
Santa Cruz 420 $40100 1.22
Watsonville 420 $40100 1.22
Santa Maria 810 $40210 1.16
Santa Barbara 810 $40210 1.16
Santa Rosa 850 $43170 1.17
San Francisco 9770 $44850 1.16
Oakland 9770 $44850 1.16
Hayward 9770 $44850 1.16
Stockton 1010 $33960 1.2
Lodi 1010 $33960 1.2
San Jose 4700 $48840 1.21
Sunnyvale 4700 $48840 1.21
Santa Clara 4700 $48840 1.21
Vallejo 640 $45140 1.32
Fairfield 640 $45140 1.32
Visalia 560 $32290 1.03
Porterville 560 $32290 1.03
Yuba City 230 $31280 1.56
San Luis Obispo 600 $38010 1.41
Paso Robles 600 $38010 1.41
Arroyo Grande 600 $38010 1.41
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