Camarillo, CA (population: 64,419) has fifty-six physician assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern California, the highest ranked school in this group with a physician assistant program, has a total student population of 34,824. It is the 10th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Physician Assistant students from Camarillo schools who go on to become physician assistants. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,900 people working as physician assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,830. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura area alone, there are 2,200 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $29,980. Physician assistants in this area earn $90,570/yr and there are 70 employed.
Camarillo lies in Ventura county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura area has 292,690 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $47,690 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Camarillo are held by physician assistants, and 8/1000 are held by medical assistants.
Of the 56 physician assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Camarillo, only 33 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-Ontario comes out as the most expensive ($42,283/yr) for physician assistant students, with Mt San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $2,897/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Camarillo|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||16.2 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||24.5 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||32.5 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||34.1 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||34.2 miles|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||34.9 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||36.3 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||38.8 miles|
|Santa Barbara||CA||86,382||6||24.3128||166||42.0 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||49.9 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||51.0 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||58.1 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||62.6 miles|