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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, Yuba City and Vallejo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Centro, San Francisco and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Medical Assistants in California

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

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More California Medical Assistant 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
Total Enrollment
Monterey Park
Associates
36,970
Santa Monica
Bachelors
30,828
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,260
Pasadena
Associates
27,165
Long Beach
Associates
24,704
San Diego
Bachelors
23,560
Fresno
Associates
22,925
Costa Mesa
Associates
21,731
Cupertino
Associates
21,716
Santa Rosa
Associates
21,217
San Francisco
Associates
21,189
Norwalk
Associates
20,979
Mission Viejo
Associates
19,646
Riverside
Associates
19,644
Chula Vista
Associates
18,727
Modesto
Bachelors
17,684
San Jacinto
Associates
15,497
Glendale
Associates
15,178
Oceanside
Bachelors
14,801
Lancaster
Bachelors
14,105
Sacramento
Associates
14,010
Hayward
Associates
13,742
Culver City
Bachelors
12,422
Santa Maria
Associates
12,012
Aptos
Associates
11,978
Victorville
Associates
11,789
San Luis Obispo
Associates
10,232
San Bruno
Bachelors
9,492
Moreno Valley
Associates
9,202
San Jose
Associates
9,092
Livermore
Associates
9,049
Saratoga
Associates
8,263
San Jose
Associates
8,121
Imperial
Associates
7,824
Monterey
Associates
7,815
Redwood City
Associates
6,513
San Pablo
Associates
6,340
Kentfield
Associates
5,621
Visalia
Bachelors
5,553
Ridgecrest
Associates
5,136
Eureka
Associates
4,804
La Puente
Associates
3,951
Barstow
Associates
3,285
Fremont
Bachelors
2,715
San Marcos
Doctorate
2,352
South Lake Tahoe
Associates
2,052
Ontario
Associates
1,425
Los Angeles
Associates
1,315
Clovis
Associates
1,258
Sacramento
Associates
1,186
San Mateo
Bachelors
1,147
Anaheim
Associates
1,067
Chula Vista
Associates
975
San Diego
Bachelors
975
Colton
N/A
918
Lancaster
Masters
881
Downey
N/A
864
Fresno
N/A
841
Sacramento
Associates
798
Riverside
N/A
755
Bakersfield
N/A
746
San Jose
Associates
715
Clovis
N/A
695
North Hollywood
Associates
681
San Bernardino
Associates
679
Gardena
N/A
677
San Diego
Associates
654
San Diego
Associates
634
Lancaster
N/A
619
Alhambra
Bachelors
599
Huntington Park
N/A
598
Encino
N/A
570
Garden Grove
Associates
547
Stockton
Associates
545
Los Angeles
Associates
521
Ontario
Bachelors
488
Van Nuys
Associates
486
Long Beach
N/A
479
Anaheim
N/A
477
Riverside
Bachelors
462
Santa Rosa
Doctorate
457
Orange
Bachelors
453
Citrus Heights
Associates
448
Chula Vista
N/A
447
Stockton
N/A
447
West Covina
N/A
445
Pleasant Hill
Associates
437
Bakersfield
Bachelors
422
Fresno
N/A
422
San Leandro
Associates
416
Cathedral City
Associates
401
Vista
Associates
397
Visalia
N/A
393
Baldwin Park
N/A
386
San Marcos
Bachelors
368
Bakersfield
N/A
367
Ontario
N/A
364
Orange
Associates
356
Pomona
Associates
356
Riverside
N/A
347

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical 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:
Medical Assistants

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 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
Bakersfield1760 $29,140
Chico420 $32,160
El Centro290 $30,730
Fresno2650 $31,330
Hanford-Corcoran240 $30,920
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade5830 $36,470
Salinas830 $35,600
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim32760 $36,120
Madera270 $31,860
Merced570 $28,040
Modesto1510 $34,600
Napa350 $40,100
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura2200 $36,740
Redding610 $34,370
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario8600 $31,040
San Diego-Carlsbad8120 $37,100
Santa Rosa1170 $40,800
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward10520 $43,420
Stockton-Lodi1460 $34,130
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara4070 $43,720
Vallejo-Fairfield800 $42,010
Visalia-Porterville1000 $31,140
Yuba City320 $36,030
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande740 $38,950
Santa Cruz-Watsonville580 $42,570
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara750 $37,280

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