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Fast Facts for Physician Assistants in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, San Luis Obispo and Chico
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oxnard, San Francisco and Stockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Oakland and Sacramento

Salaries for Physician Assistants in California

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Physician Assistants

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura180$129,250
Salinas100$161,370
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward1360$126,810
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara170$122,240
Santa RosaN/A$144,230
Stockton-Lodi120$119,970
Vallejo-Fairfield150$126,270
Modesto90$130,010
Yuba City80$137,210
Fresno350$122,870
Chico40$138,270
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande130$120,750
Santa Cruz-Watsonville70$128,700
Visalia-Porterville80$141,840
Redding60$125,140
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario1200$134,630
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade850$124,590
Merced40$125,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3460$126,130
San Diego-Carlsbad1090$124,070
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara640$131,040
Hanford-Corcoran40$113,770
Bakersfield190$120,560

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