California Physical Therapy Aide Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physical Therapist Aides in California

Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Aides in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Redding and San Luis Obispo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Oakland and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, Riverside and San Diego

Salaries for Physical Therapist Aides in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Salinas, San Jose and Oakland

Schools for Physical Therapist Aides in California are listed below.

Selected Physical Therapy Aide Training 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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online, Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master
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More California Physical Therapy Aide Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Loma Linda University Loma Linda Doctorate & First Professional 4,022
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical Therapist Aides

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:
Physical Therapist Aides

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical Therapist Aides 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 150 $24020 1.42
Fresno 150 $29900 1.21
Chico 40 $22890 1.41
Oxnard 290 $29040 2.71
Thousand Oaks 290 $29040 2.71
Ventura 290 $29040 2.71
Redding 60 $27940 2.74
Riverside 440 $27240 0.92
San Bernardino 440 $27240 0.92
Ontario 440 $27240 0.92
Sacramento 200 $29820 0.63
Roseville 200 $29820 0.63
Arden 200 $29820 0.63
Arcade 200 $29820 0.63
Salinas 100 $24820 1.64
Los Angeles 2380 $27250 1.16
Long Beach 2380 $27250 1.16
Anaheim 2380 $27250 1.16
San Diego 560 $26140 1.13
Carlsbad 560 $26140 1.13
Santa Cruz 60 $28300 1.85
Watsonville 60 $28300 1.85
Santa Maria 140 $28240 2.18
Santa Barbara 140 $28240 2.18
Santa Rosa 50 $29580 0.77
San Francisco 710 $28470 0.89
Oakland 710 $28470 0.89
Hayward 710 $28470 0.89
Stockton 90 $30120 1.1
Lodi 90 $30120 1.1
San Jose 370 $29920 0.99
Sunnyvale 370 $29920 0.99
Santa Clara 370 $29920 0.99
Vallejo 40 $36470 0.97
Fairfield 40 $36470 0.97
Visalia 80 $23920 1.61
Porterville 80 $23920 1.61
San Luis Obispo 100 $23930 2.43
Paso Robles 100 $23930 2.43
Arroyo Grande 100 $23930 2.43
Merced 50 $22950 2.12
Modesto 80 $23730 1.36
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