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Allied Health Professions Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 9,007 students earned their Allied Health degrees in CA.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 46 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In California, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 37.5%
  • White: 38.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in California

There are 131,630 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in California

Allied Health grads earn an average of $79,640 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 142 colleges in California that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

681 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,101 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending SRJC will pay a net price of $6,229.

438 Degrees in Major Awarded
814 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. The 8.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

395 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,621 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 31%.

#4

Palomar College

San Marcos
379 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,874 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Palomar College grads earn an average salary of $24,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

#5

Butte College

Oroville
284 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,100 Total Students

29% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,888.

271 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,749 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,861.

#7

Oxnard College

Oxnard
252 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,464 Total Students

In their early career, Oxnard College grads earn an average salary of $22,700. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,231. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1.

#8

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
208 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,380 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. 54% of the teachers are full time.

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,042 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,709. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
704 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. An average student at High Desert Medical College will pay a net price of $26,989.

Allied Health Professions Careers in CA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 26% $91,380
Health Technologists and Technicians 24% $44,850
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 23% $91,660
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 21% $32,050
Surgical Technologists 15% $60,340
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 13% $112,890
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 12% $68,510

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Allied Health Services 14,953
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,457
Health/Medical Admin Services 5,792
Dental Support Services 3,840
Health Sciences & Services 3,583
Mental & Social Health Services 1,844
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 1,731
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 981

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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