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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Oxnard and Santa Ana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Santa Barbara and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Diego and Oakland

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Chico and Oxnard

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  • About Brightwood College

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  • Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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  • Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.
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  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.
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  • Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab 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.
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  • Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Fremont College traces its roots to Platt College‚Äôs founding in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1879, and the Southern California branch campus was established in 1986.
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  • Counseling Psychology (EdD)
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  • Welcome to Argosy University

    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.

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  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Counselor Education and Supervision
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  • 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.

More California Occupational Therapy Schools

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

School Name
Highest Award
San Rafael
El Cajon
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
San Jose
Santa Ana
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational Therapists

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 Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapists 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
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 100 $100,590
Fresno 300 $87,290
Oxnard 220 $95,080
Thousand Oaks 220 $95,080
Ventura 220 $95,080
Redding 50 $81,580
Riverside 650 $93,960
San Bernardino 650 $93,960
Ontario 650 $93,960
Sacramento 470 $97,430
Roseville 470 $97,430
Arden 470 $97,430
Arcade 470 $97,430
Salinas 90 $111,320
San Diego 1100 $95,060
Carlsbad 1100 $95,060
Los Angeles 4020 $90,820
Long Beach 4020 $90,820
Anaheim 4020 $90,820
Modesto N/A $42,430
Napa 40 $91,260
Santa Cruz 110 $96,970
Watsonville 110 $96,970
Santa Maria 70 $92,630
Santa Barbara 70 $92,630
Santa Rosa 90 $88,380
San Francisco 1190 $93,070
Oakland 1190 $93,070
Hayward 1190 $93,070
Stockton 320 $52,260
Lodi 320 $52,260
San Jose 480 $97,450
Sunnyvale 480 $97,450
Santa Clara 480 $97,450
Vallejo 100 $102,600
Fairfield 100 $102,600
Visalia 40 $100,330
Porterville 40 $100,330
San Luis Obispo N/A $72,650
Paso Robles N/A $72,650
Arroyo Grande N/A $72,650

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