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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.

Allied Health Professions Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Allied Health Professions Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in California

131,630 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in California

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $79,640. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. A typical student attending SRJC will pay a net price of $6,229. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

438 Degrees in Major Awarded
814 Total Students

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

395 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,621 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. An average student at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia will pay a net price of $27,819. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Palomar College

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

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Palomar College grads earn an average salary of $24,100.

#5

Butte College

Oroville
284 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,100 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

271 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,749 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 16%. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.

#7

Oxnard College

Oxnard
252 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,464 Total Students

A typical student attending Oxnard College will pay a net price of $1,231. The student to faculty ratio is 31 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

#8

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
208 Degrees in Major Awarded
26,380 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,425. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,042 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 41% of the teachers are full time.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
704 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%. 95% of students get financical aid. 40% of the teachers are full time.

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 12% $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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