San Bernardino, CA (population: 199,314) has one physician assistant school within its city limits. San Bernardino Valley College has a total student population of 14,916. It is the 5553rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 534th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Physician Assistant students from San Bernardino 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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area alone, there are 6,980 employed medical assistants earning an average salary of $26,710. Physician assistants in this area earn $82,540/yr and there are 780 employed.
San Bernardino lies in San Bernardino county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in San Bernardino are held by physician assistants, and 6/1000 are held by medical assistants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Bernardino Valley College ends up costing a student $8,254/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Bernardino|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||16.1 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||27.5 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||28.9 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||31.3 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||32.5 miles|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||32.6 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||36.1 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||40.1 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||42.1 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||45.8 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||46.8 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||48.2 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||48.2 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||48.3 miles|