California Physical Therapy Assistant Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Physical Therapist Assistants in California

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Fast Facts for Physical Therapist Assistants in California

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

Salaries for Physical Therapist Assistants in California

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

Schools for Physical Therapist Assistants in California are listed below.

Selected Physical 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

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 Assistant 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 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:
Physical Therapist Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical 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


Merced 30 $68610 0.89
Modesto 40 $69560 0.38
Bakersfield 30 $63450 0.18
Fresno 50 $68580 0.24
Oxnard 130 $67380 0.77
Thousand Oaks 130 $67380 0.77
Ventura 130 $67380 0.77
Riverside 420 $63750 0.55
San Bernardino 420 $63750 0.55
Ontario 420 $63750 0.55
Sacramento 260 $67960 0.51
Roseville 260 $67960 0.51
Arden 260 $67960 0.51
Arcade 260 $67960 0.51
Salinas 60 $65430 0.65
San Diego 610 $65940 0.77
Carlsbad 610 $65940 0.77
Los Angeles 1940 $66530 0.59
Long Beach 1940 $66530 0.59
Anaheim 1940 $66530 0.59
Santa Cruz 40 $62260 0.83
Watsonville 40 $62260 0.83
Santa Maria 60 $62900 0.6
Santa Barbara 60 $62900 0.6
Santa Rosa 40 $55280 0.37
San Francisco 480 $69650 0.37
Oakland 480 $69650 0.37
Hayward 480 $69650 0.37
Stockton 70 $50830 0.52
Lodi 70 $50830 0.52
San Jose 180 $70290 0.31
Sunnyvale 180 $70290 0.31
Santa Clara 180 $70290 0.31
Visalia 0 $72400 0
Porterville 0 $72400 0
San Luis Obispo 0 $28780 0
Paso Robles 0 $28780 0
Arroyo Grande 0 $28780 0
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