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Fast Facts for Physical Therapists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Napa, Chico and San Luis Obispo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Visalia, Bakersfield and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Diego and Riverside

Salaries for Physical Therapists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Ana, San Francisco and Merced

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Programs
  • Therapy Health Technician
  • Respiratory Care - Associates

About Brightwood College

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Salida
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Programs
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab Program
  • Offers training in various types of massage therapy, physical therapy/sports rehab, and personal fitness training & wellness.
  • Teaches in an environment that promotes learning and encourages empathetic and compassionate therapists.
  • Career service professionals work directly with students from the start of their program, and help them pursue employment in day spas, luxury hotels, cruise ships, and other locations.
  • Students can work in the SOCHI Massage Clinic to gain experience and build their career skills.
  • Financial aid representatives help students develop a personalized financial plan to finance their tuition.
Programs
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Certificate) - Online
  • Sport Psychology (Master of Science) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Degree - Respiratory Therapy
  • Many programs require externships, allowing students to gain real-world experience.
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1984.
  • Offers 22 accelerated, career-focused program options including business administration, medical assisting, and more.
  • Regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
  • 11 campuses across California, with an online division as well.
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Visalia
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Programs
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
Programs
  • Respiratory Therapy (AS)
  • Offers several scholarship opportunities for students who qualify.
  • Laptop computers are issued to each student at the beginning of their program.
  • Provides programs in health care, business, information technology, and graphic arts.
  • Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

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San Diego
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  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Online Bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, Psychology, IT, Healthcare Management & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
  • Provide a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services
  • Give students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • Dental Assistant (10-Month Diploma Program)
  • Dedicated to providing  career training since 1975.
  • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
  • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
  • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
  • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
  • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
Programs
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships, while online students can take part in limited special offers.
  • A regionally accredited university, GCU also holds specialized accreditations and approvals for some of our core program offerings.
  • Degrees in business, education, nursing, humanities and social sciences, theology and more. Find the degree that fits you.
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More California Physical Therapy Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
South Gate
Associate
103
Azusa
Doctorate
8,084
Carson
Masters
12,082
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
San Rafael
Masters
2,125
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
4,022
Los Angeles
Doctorate
2,366
Oakland
Doctorate
1,278
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
San Jose
Masters
31,906
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
2,999
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Pomona
Doctorate & First Professional
2,254

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Physical 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:
Physical Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Physical 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
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 190 $96,030
Chico 130 $100,210
El Centro 40 $104,690
Fresno 600 $95,850
Sacramento 1170 $98,490
Roseville 1170 $98,490
Arden 1170 $98,490
Arcade 1170 $98,490
Salinas 180 $99,340
San Diego 1820 $89,810
Carlsbad 1820 $89,810
Los Angeles 7320 $92,900
Long Beach 7320 $92,900
Anaheim 7320 $92,900
Madera 40 $98,570
Merced 70 $99,770
Modesto 200 $106,940
Napa 70 $103,810
Oxnard 500 $86,220
Thousand Oaks 500 $86,220
Ventura 500 $86,220
Redding 110 $96,270
Riverside 1310 $91,380
San Bernardino 1310 $91,380
Ontario 1310 $91,380
San Francisco 2970 $98,880
Oakland 2970 $98,880
Hayward 2970 $98,880
Stockton 330 $86,300
Lodi 330 $86,300
San Jose 1120 $101,150
Sunnyvale 1120 $101,150
Santa Clara 1120 $101,150
Vallejo 310 $110,550
Fairfield 310 $110,550
Visalia 60 $107,330
Porterville 60 $107,330
Yuba City 40 $83,740
San Luis Obispo 130 $97,460
Paso Robles 130 $97,460
Arroyo Grande 130 $97,460
Santa Cruz 160 $101,800
Watsonville 160 $101,800
Santa Maria 240 $97,870
Santa Barbara 240 $97,870
Santa Rosa 290 $100,040

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