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Fast Facts for Occupational Therapists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Oxnard and Santa Ana
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bakersfield, Santa Barbara and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Diego and Oakland

Salaries for Occupational Therapists in California

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

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More California Occupational Therapy 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
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
San Diego
Doctorate
34,688
San Jose
Doctorate
32,154
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,260
Sacramento
Associates
22,042
Carson
Masters
14,731
Monterey
Associates
7,815
Loma Linda
Doctorate
4,444
Fresno
Masters
3,564
San Marcos
Doctorate
2,352
Oakland
Doctorate
1,907
San Rafael
Masters
1,835
Anaheim
Associates
1,067
Los Angeles
Associates
521
Los Angeles
Doctorate
377

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Occupational 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:
Occupational Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Occupational Therapists 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® 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
Bakersfield90 $89,610
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade440 $102,160
Salinas60 $100,820
San Diego-Carlsbad1100 $93,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3940 $89,370
ModestoN/A $49,360
Napa50 $90,300
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura300 $90,000
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario840 $97,650
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1100 $98,280
Stockton-Lodi180 $83,950
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara510 $99,850
Vallejo-Fairfield90 $104,080
Visalia-Porterville70 $100,630
Santa Cruz-Watsonville110 $95,500
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara90 $98,360
Santa Rosa100 $99,420
Chico70 $99,380
Fresno310 $89,140

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