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Fast Facts for Life Science Technicians in California

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

Salaries for Life Science Technicians in California

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

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More California Life Science Technicians Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Berkeley
Associate
5,287
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Santa Clarita
Associate
17,499
San Pablo
Associate
7,147
Monterey Park
Associate
28,889
Los Altos Hills
Associate
18,132
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Oakland
Associate
11,745
Woodland Hills
Associate
19,526
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Moorpark
Associate
14,495
Fremont
Associate
11,083
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Riverside
Associate
30,961
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
21,437
San Diego
Associate
10,650
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
San Bruno
Associate
8,359
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Ventura
Associate
12,603
Victorville
Associate
10,149

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Life Science 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:
Life Science Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Life Science 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 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Santa Rosa40$60,490
Bakersfield40$57,150
Fresno70$42,710
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade220$55,430
Salinas100$43,600
San Diego-Carlsbad950$50,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim2550$46,260
Merced220$47,130
Modesto70$44,780
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura80$59,410
ReddingN/A$56,010
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario250$54,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1240$58,920
Stockton-Lodi40$45,770
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara1090$62,230
Visalia-PortervilleN/A$51,700
Santa Cruz-Watsonville80$48,760
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara60$57,380

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