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Physical Science Technicians Schools in California

31 students earned Physical Science Tech degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Physical Science Technicians is the 278th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Physical Science Technicians Majors in California

Physical Science Tech majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 9
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6

Gender Distribution

In California, a physical science tech major is more popular with women than with men.

Physical Science Technicians Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of physical science tech majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 16.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 54.8%
  • White: 9.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.5%
  • Other Races: 9.7%
Physical Science Technicians Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Physical Science Technicians Grads in California

26,180 people in the state and 340,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to physical science tech.

Physical Science Technicians Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Physical Science Technicians Jobs in California

A typical salary for a physical science tech grad in the state is $56,730, compared to a typical salary of $51,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in California that offer physical science tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,053 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. This public school has an average net price of $5,927. In their early career, Berkeley City College grads earn an average salary of $24,300.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,357 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,379 Total Students

42% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,200 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,366 Total Students

A typical student attending Fresno City College will pay a net price of $2,488. In their early career, Fresno City College grads earn an average salary of $20,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,346 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. 71% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $2,570.

#6

Fullerton College

Fullerton
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,644 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,289. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Merced College

Merced
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,995 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,486. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,800 a year. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,284 Total Students

In their early career, San Diego Mesa College grads earn an average salary of $27,800. The student to faculty ratio is 33 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

#6

Southwestern College

Chula Vista
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,569 Total Students

In their early career, SWC Chula Vista grads earn an average salary of $23,400. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,919.

Physical Science Technicians Careers in CA

Some of the careers physical science tech majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Environmental Science, Protection, and Health Technicians 13% $57,740
Science Technicians 12% $53,280
Chemical Technicians 9% $44,350
Industrial Engineering Technicians 8% $66,770
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 0% $53,660
Chemical Plant and System Operators -9% $50,750

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to physical science tech.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 64
Other Science Technologies 22

View all majors related to Physical Science Technicians

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