California Occupational Therapy Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Occupational Therapist Assistants in California

Fast Facts for Occupational Therapist Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Diego, Sacramento and Oakland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Riverside and Santa Ana
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Santa Ana and Sacramento

Salaries for Occupational Therapist Assistants in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Diego, Santa Ana and Riverside

Schools for Occupational Therapist Assistants in California are listed below.

Selected Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools in California

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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: Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab Program
  • Degrees: Certificate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour
  • Degrees: Master
Intercoast Colleges
Anaheim, Carson, Fairfield, Rancho Cordova, Riverside, West Covina

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Programs: Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies, Online Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies
  • Degrees: Certificate

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

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

  • Programs: M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online, Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online, Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate
Argosy University
Alameda, Los Angeles, Ontario, Orange, Phoenix, San Diego

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Counseling Psychology (EdD), Counseling Psychology (MA), Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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More California Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Loma Linda University Loma Linda Doctorate & First Professional 4,022
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapist 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:
Occupational Therapist Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapist Assistants 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


Oxnard 40 $67550 0.55
Thousand Oaks 40 $67550 0.55
Ventura 40 $67550 0.55
Riverside 190 $67670 0.57
San Bernardino 190 $67670 0.57
Ontario 190 $67670 0.57
Sacramento 0 $74460 0
Roseville 0 $74460 0
Arden 0 $74460 0
Arcade 0 $74460 0
San Diego 420 $70390 1.2
Carlsbad 420 $70390 1.2
Los Angeles 790 $67080 0.54
Long Beach 790 $67080 0.54
Anaheim 790 $67080 0.54
San Francisco 130 $66120 0.23
Oakland 130 $66120 0.23
Hayward 130 $66120 0.23
San Jose 30 $63120 0.12
Sunnyvale 30 $63120 0.12
Santa Clara 30 $63120 0.12
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