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Fast Facts for Psychiatric Technicians in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oxnard, Sacramento and Fresno
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Oakland and San Diego
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Sacramento, San Francisco and San Diego

Salaries for Psychiatric Technicians in California

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

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Applied Clinical Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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  • Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Psychology - BA
  • General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Professional School Counseling (PSC)
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Sports Counseling (Certificate) - 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
  • Psychology (BA)
South University, Online Programs
  • Ranked among the Best Grad Schools for Physician Assistants in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Dedicated to delivering quality education and personalized attention to students since 1899.
  • Provides a range of campus experiences and services online including advising, tutoring, student community, and career services.
  • Offers counseling services and a 24/7 crisis hotline to students at no extra charge.
  • Gives students and alumni access to career assistants who help with resumes, cover letters, job hunting, and more.
Programs
  • MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization
  • MS in Psychology - General Psychology
  • MS in Psychology
Kaplan University
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.

More California Psychiatric Technician Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Luis Obispo
Associate
10,920
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
Porterville
Associate
3,773
San Bernardino
Associate
12,839
Stockton
Associate
18,668
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Coalinga
Associate
2,833
Marysville
Associate
9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Psychiatric Technicians

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:
Psychiatric Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Psychiatric Technicians relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 100 $63,950
Fresno 800 $58,130
Sacramento 170 $62,450
Roseville 170 $62,450
Arden 170 $62,450
Arcade 170 $62,450
Los Angeles 1440 $56,750
Long Beach 1440 $56,750
Anaheim 1440 $56,750
Modesto 50 $
Oxnard 210 $62,860
Thousand Oaks 210 $62,860
Ventura 210 $62,860
Riverside 1140 $60,450
San Bernardino 1140 $60,450
Ontario 1140 $60,450
San Diego 100 $63,970
Carlsbad 100 $63,970
San Francisco 270 $61,310
Oakland 270 $61,310
Hayward 270 $61,310
Stockton 510 $67,300
Lodi 510 $67,300
San Jose 90 $64,980
Sunnyvale 90 $64,980
Santa Clara 90 $64,980
Visalia 590 $57,050
Porterville 590 $57,050
San Luis Obispo 890 $58,910
Paso Robles 890 $58,910
Arroyo Grande 890 $58,910
Santa Maria 40 $57,630
Santa Barbara 40 $57,630
Santa Rosa N/A $53,670

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