San Diego, CA (population: 1,309,749) has one nursing assistant school within its city limits. Kaplan College-San Diego has a total student population of 1,402. It is the 2783rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 273rd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about nursing assistant programs in San Diego, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing assistant professors at Kaplan College such as Donna Balsam, Quick Becky, Rhonda Brown, Carl Corridoni, Kelley Edley, and Mary Farmer.
Nursing Assistant students from San Diego schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area alone, there are 490 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $22,980. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $24,880/yr and there are 8,790 employed.
San Diego lies in San Diego county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos area has 1,279,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,860 average annual salary. Thus, about 7 out of every 1000 jobs in San Diego are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and 0/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-San Diego ends up costing a student $68,300/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Diego|
|Chula Vista||CA||226,606||2||21.0599||146||13.7 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||22.9 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||59.4 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||60.4 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||62.7 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||62.7 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||62.9 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||69.6 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||74.3 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||77.3 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||77.9 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||80.8 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||82.2 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||83.1 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||87.6 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||89.8 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||91.0 miles|