The Best Trade Schools in California - Finding CA Vocational Training

Trade schools in California offer accredited programs that run the gamut from the Liberal and Performing Arts, to Business, Technology and Healthcare. Whether you’re interested in working in the Golden State’s booming healthcare industry, cutting-edge technology scene or any other field, you can likely find a school near you that can help make your dreams become a reality. For a quick search for trade schools near you, use our quick search feature below! It will show you options for vocational training of your choice in a few quick clicks!

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Trade Schools in CA

Directory of Trade Schools in CA

The National Center for Education Statistics officially recognizes more than 400 trade schools in California as of early 2014. Contact information and a brief overview of each program is included in the table below.

Abraham Lincoln University3530 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1430, Los Angeles, California 90010
Academy for Salon Professionals8372 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Canoga Park, California 91304-2305
Academy for Salon Professionals2238 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95050-4057
Academy of Art University79 New Montgomery, San Francisco, California 94105
Academy of Couture Art8484 Wilshire Blvd Suite #730, Beverly Hills, California 90211
Academy of Esthetics and Cosmetology1242 San Fernando Rd, San Fernando, California 91340-3212
Adrians Beauty College of Turlock1340 W Main St, Turlock, California 95380
Advance Beauty College10121 Westminster Ave, Garden Grove, California 92843
Advance Beauty Techs Academy641 N State St Ste 1, San Jacinto, California 92583-6572
Advanced Career Institute1728 North Kelsey St, Visalia, California 93291
Advanced College13180 Paramount Blvd., South Gate, California 90280
Advanced Training Associates1810 Gillespie Way, Suite 104, El Cajon, California 92020
Alhambra Beauty College200 W Main St, Alhambra, California 91801
Allied American University22952 Alcalde Drive, Laguna Hills, California 92653-1337
American Auto Institute661 West Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, California 90247
American Beauty College646 S. Sunset Ave, West Covina, California 91790
American Career College-Anaheim1200 N. Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, California 92801-0000
American Career College-Los Angeles4021 Rosewood Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90004
American Career College-Ontario3130 East Sedona Court, Ontario, California 91764
American College of Healthcare11801 Pierce St., Suite 100, Riverside, California 92505
American Institute of Massage Therapy1506 E Warner Ave., Ste. 110, Santa Ana, California 92705-5479
American Medical Sciences Center225 West Broadway, Suite 115, Glendale, California 91204-5108
American University of Health Sciences1600 East Hill St, Signal Hill, California 90755-3612
Angeles College3440 Wilshire Blvd Ste 310, Los Angeles, California 90010
Angeles Institute11688 SOUTH STREET, SUITE 205, ARTESIA, California 90701-6610
Anthem College-Sacramento9738 Lincoln Village Drive #100, Sacramento, California 95827
Ashdown College of Health Sciences101 E. Redlands Blvd., Suite 285, Redlands, California 92373
Asher College1215 Howe Ave Suite 101, Sacramento, California 95825
Asian American International Beauty College7871 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, California 92683
Associated Technical College-Los Angeles1670 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90017-1604
Associated Technical College-San Diego707 Broadway-Ste 300, San Diego, California 92101
ATI College-Norwalk12440 Firestone Blvd Ste 2001, Norwalk, California 90650
ATI College-Santa Ana1125 East 17th Street, suite N251, Santa Ana, California 92701
Avalon School of Cosmetology-Alameda2318 Central Ave, Alameda, California 94501
Avance Beauty College750 Beyer Way Suite B-C-D-E, San Diego, California 92154
Aveda Institute-Los Angeles10935 Weyburn Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90024-2808
Bellus Academy-El Cajon1073 E Main St, El Cajon, California 92021
Bellus Academy-National City1520 East Plaza Blvd, National City, California 91950
Bellus Academy-Poway13266 Poway Rd, Poway, California 92064
Beyond 21st Century Beauty Academy13640 Imperial Hwy Ste 7, Santa Fe Springs, California 90670
BioHealth College2665 N First St Ste 102, San Jose, California 95134
Blake Austin College1679 East Monte Vista Avenue, Suite 200, Vacaville, California 95688-3123
Blake Austin College611 Orange Dr Ste K, Vacaville, California 95687
Borner’s Barber College8913 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, California 90047
Brand College529 Hahn Ave Ste 101, Glendale, California 91203
Bridges Academy of Beauty423 E Main St, Barstow, California 92311
Bristol University2390 E. Orangewood Ave., Suite 485, Anaheim, California 92806-6198
Brownson Technical School1110 Technology Cir Ste D, Anaheim, California 92805
Bryan College-Gold River2317 Gold Meadow Way, Gold River, California 95670-4443
Bryan University3580 Wilshire blvd suite 400, Los Angeles, California 90010
California Beauty School1115 15th St, Modesto, California 95354
California Career College7003 Owensmouth Avenue, Canoga Park, California 91303-2006
California Career School1100 Technology Cir, Anaheim, California 92805
California College of Vocational Careers1901 Chester Ave #201, Bakersfield, California 93301
California College San Diego6602 Convoy Court Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111-1009
California Hair Design Academy8011 University Avenue, Suite A-2, La Mesa, California 91941-5055
California Healing Arts College12217 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 206, Los Angeles, California 90025
California Nurses Educational Institute5200 E. Ramon Rd. Suite I-1, Palm Springs, California 92264
Cambridge Junior College-Woodland501 Main Street, Woodland, California 95695
Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City990-A Klamath Lane, Yuba City, California 95993
Capstone College14547 Titus, Suite 100, Van Nuys, California 91402
Career Academy of Beauty12471 Valley View, Garden Grove, California 92845
Career Care Institute43770 Fifteenth St W Ste 115, Lancaster, California 93534
Career College Consultants5015 Eagle Rock Blvd Ste 302, Los Angeles, California 90041
Career College of California201 E. 4th Street, Suite 200, Santa Ana, California 92701
Career Colleges of America5612 E Imperial Hwy, South Gate, California 90280
Career Development Institute1830 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90035
Career Networks Institute702 W Town and Country Rd, Orange, California 92868-4710
Carrington College California-Antioch2157 Country Hills Drive, Antioch, California 94509
Carrington College California-Citrus Heights7301 Greenback Lane, Ste A, Citrus Heights, California 95621
Carrington College California-Emeryville6001 Shellmound St., Ste. 145, Emeryville, California 94608
Carrington College California-Pleasant Hill380 Civic Dr., Ste. 300, Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Carrington College California-Pomona901 Corporate Center Drive, Ste. 300, Pomona, California 91768-2642
Carrington College California-Sacramento8909 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, California 95826
Carrington College California-San Jose6201 San Ignacio Ave., San Jose, California 95119
Carrington College California-San Leandro15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500, San Leandro, California 94578-1977
Carrington College California-Stockton1313 W. Robinhood Drive, Suite B, Stockton, California 95207
Central California School3195 McMillan Ste F, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Central Coast College480 S Main Street, Salinas, California 93901-3301
Central Nursing College3550 Wilshire Blvd Ste 830, Los Angeles, California 90010
Champion Institute of Cosmetology611 S Palm Canyon Dr Ste 205, Palm Springs, California 92264
Charter College-Canyon Country27125 Sierra Hwy Ste 329, Canyon Country, California 91351
Cinta Aveda Institute305 Kearny Street, San Francisco, California 94108-3204
Citrus Heights Beauty College7518 Baird Way, Citrus Heights, California 95610-1410
Coachella Valley Beauty College79450 Highway 111, La Quinta, California 92253
Coast Career Institute1250 E. Cooley Drive, Colton, California 92324-3956
Coast Career Institute1354 S Hill St, Los Angeles, California 90015-3040
Coastline Beauty College16151 Harbor Blvd, Fountain Valley, California 92708
COBA Academy102 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866
Cogswell College1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, California 94089
Colleen O’Haras Beauty Academy109 W 4th St, Santa Ana, California 92701-0000
Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute4306 Sisk Rd, Modesto, California 95356
Concorde Career College-Garden Grove12951 Euclid Street, Suite 101, Garden Grove, California 92840-9201
Concorde Career College-North Hollywood12412 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California 91606-3134
Concorde Career College-San Bernardino201 East Airport Drive, Suite A, San Bernardino, California 92408-3403
Concorde Career College-San Diego4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92113-1964
Cosmo Beauty Academy3500 Fulton Avenue, Sacremanto, California 95821-6800
Crimson Technical College8911 Aviation Blvd, Inglewood, California 90301-2904
CRU Institute11889 Valley View St Suite C, Garden Grove, California 92845-4321
David’s Academy of Beauty8652 E. Whittier Blvd, Pico Rivera, California 90660
Design Institute of San Diego8555 Commerce Ave, San Diego, California 92121
Design’s School of Cosmetology5572 Springdale Avenue, Pleasanton, California 94588-3667
Design’s School of Cosmetology2727 Buena Vista Drive #105, Paso Robles, California 93446
DeVry University-California901 Corporate Center Dr, Pomona, California 91768-2642
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-California901 Corporate Center Drive, Pomona, California 91768-2642
Diamond Beauty College10301 Garvey Avenue #200, El Monte, California 91733-2180
Diversified Vocational College1670 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90017-1604
Elegance International1622 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, California 90028-6106
Elite Cosmetology School56300 Twentynine Palms Highway, Suite 113, Yucca Valley, California 92284-2860
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine1807 Wilshire Blvd, Ste #200, Santa Monica, California 90403
Empire College School of Business3035 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, California 95403-2126
Estes Institute of Cosmetology Arts and Science324 E Main St, Visalia, California 93291
Everest College-Alhambra2215 W Mission Rd, Alhambra, California 91803
Everest College-Anaheim511 North Brookhurst St., Suite 300, Anaheim, California 92801-5229
Everest College-City of Industry12801 Crossroads Parkway South, City of Industry, California 91746-1023
Everest College-Gardena1045 W. Redondo Beach Boulevard, Suite 275, Gardena, California 90247
Everest College-Hayward22336 Main Street, Hayward, California 94541
Everest College-LA Wilshire3460 Wilshire Blvd Ste 500, Los Angeles, California 90010
Everest College-Ontario1460 S. Milliken Ave, Ontario, California 91761-2338
Everest College-Ontario Metro1819 South Excise Avenue, Ontario, California 91761
Everest College-Reseda18040 Sherman Way Ste 400, Reseda, California 91335-4631
Everest College-San Bernardino217 E. Club Center Drive, Ste. A, San Bernardino, California 92408
Everest College-San Francisco814 Mission St Suite 500, San Francisco, California 94103-9946
Everest College-San Jose1245 South Winchester Blvd #102, San Jose, California 95128
Everest College-Santa Ana500 West Santa Ana Blvd, Santa Ana, California 92701
Everest College-Torrance1231 Cabrillo Ave, Suite 201, Torrance, California 90501
Everest College-West Los Angeles3000 S Robertson Blvd #300, Los Angeles, California 90034-3169
Expression College for Digital Arts6601 Shellmond St, Emeryville, California 94608
Fashion Careers College1923 Morena Blvd, San Diego, California 92110-3555
Federico Beauty Institute1515 Sports Drive Ste 100, Sacramento, California 95834
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles919 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90015-1421
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Orange County17590 Gillette Avenue, Irvine, California 92614-5610
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Diego350 Tenth Avenue, Third Floor, San Diego, California 92101-4903
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco55 Stockton St, San Francisco, California 94108-5805
Flair Beauty College18914 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country, California 91351-3381
Four-D College1020 East Washington Street, Colton, California 92324
Franklin Career College1274 Slater Cir, Ontario, California 91761
Fredrick and Charles Beauty College831 F St, Eureka, California 95501
Fremont College3440 Wilshire Blvd, 10th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90010-2101
Fremont College18000 Studebaker Road Suite 900A, Cerritos, California 90703
Galaxy Medical College6400 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 270, North Hollywood, California 91606-1593
Galen College of Medical and Dental Assistants1325 N Wishon Ave, Fresno, California 93728
Glendale Career College240 North Brand Boulevard Lower Level, Glendale, California 91203
Gnomon School of Visual Effects1015 N Cahuenga Blvd Ste 54301, Hollywood, California 90038
Golden State College of Court Reporting6543 Regional St, Dublin, California 94568
Golf Academy of America-Carlsbad1950 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 125, Carlsbad, California 92008
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts2121 S El Camino Real Bldg C 200, San Mateo, California 94403
Hair California Beauty Academy1110 N Tustin St, Orange, California 92867
Heald College-Concord5130 Commercial Circle, Concord, California 94520-0522
Heald College-Fresno255 W Bullard, Fresno, California 93704
Heald College-Hayward25500 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, California 94545
Heald College-Modesto5260 Pirrone Ct, Salida, California 95367
Heald College-Rancho Cordova2910 Prospect Park Dr, Rancho Cordova, California 95670
Heald College-RosevilleSeven Sierra Gate Plaza, Roseville, California 95678
Heald College-Salinas1450 N Main St, Salinas, California 93906
Heald College-San Francisco875 Howard Street Suite 100, San Francisco, California 94103
Heald College-San Jose341 Great Mall Pky, Milpitas, California 95035-8008
Heald College-Stockton1605 E March Ln, Stockton, California 95210
Healing Hands School of Holistic Health125 W Mission Ave Ste 212, Escondido, California 92025
Hilltop Beauty School6317 Mission St, Daly City, California 94014
Hinton Barber College1029-A Tennessee St, Vallejo, California 94590
Hollywood Beauty College1024 E March Ln, Stockton, California 95210
ICDC College6812 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, California 90255
InfoTech Career College8527 Alondra Blvd, #174, Paramount, California 90723-5258
Institute for Business and Technology2400 Walsh Avenue, Santa Clara, California 95051-1303
Institute of Technology inc564 W Herndon, Clovis, California 93612
InterCoast Colleges-Burbank175 East Olive Avenue, 3rd Floor, Burbank, California 91502
InterCoast Colleges-CarsonOne Civic Plaza-Ste 110, Carson, California 90745
InterCoast Colleges-Elk Grove9355 E. Stockton, Elk Grove, California 95624
InterCoast Colleges-Orange3745 W. Chapman Avenue #100, Orange, California 92868
InterCoast Colleges-Riverside1989 Atlanta Ave, Riverside, California 92507
InterCoast Colleges-Roseville1200 Melody Ln Ste 120, Roseville, California 92678
InterCoast Colleges-West Covina1400 W. West Covina Pkwy-2nd Floor, West Covina, California 91790
Interior Designers Institute1061 Camelback Rd, Newport Beach, California 92660
International College of Beauty, Arts & Sciences5225 West San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, California 90039-1012
International College of Cosmetology3701 International Boulevard, Oakland, California 94601-3525
International Culinary Center-California700 West Hamilton Avenue, Campbell, California 95008
International Professional School of Bodywork9025 Balboa Ave Ste 130, San Diego, California 92123
International School of Beauty inc72261 Hwy 111 Ste 121-B, Palm Desert, California 92260-2740
International School of Cosmetology3400 Bristol St – TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, Costa Mesa, California 92626
ITT Technical Institute-Clovis362 North Clovis Ave, Clovis, California 93612
ITT Technical Institute-Concord1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400, Concord, California 94520
ITT Technical Institute-Corona4160 Temescal Canyon Rd Ste 100, Corona, California 92883
ITT Technical Institute-Culver City6101 W Centinela Ave, Culver City, California 90230
ITT Technical Institute-Lathrop16916 S. Harlan Rd, Lathrop, California 95330
ITT Technical Institute-National City401 Mile of Cars Way, Suite 100, National City, California 91950
ITT Technical Institute-Oakland7901 Oakport Street, Oakland, California 94621-2015
ITT Technical Institute-Orange4000 W. Metropolitian Dr., Suite 100, Orange, California 92868
ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard2051 Solar Dr Suite 150, Oxnard, California 93036
ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova10863 Gold Center Dr, Rancho Cordova, California 95670-6034
ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino670 E Carnegie Drive, San Bernardino, California 92408
ITT Technical Institute-San Dimas650 W. Cienega Ave., San Dimas, California 91773
ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar12669 Encinitas Ave, Sylmar, California 91342-3664
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance20050 S. Vermont Ave, Torrance, California 90502
ITT Technical Institute-West Covina650 West Cienega Avenue, Suite 100, San Dimas, California 91773
Janus University1601 Dove Street Suite 205, Newport Beach, California 92660
Joe Blasco Makeup Artist Training Center1670 Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90027-5580
John Wesley International Barber and Beauty College717 Pine Ave, Long Beach, California 90813
Kaplan College-Bakersfield1914 Wible Road, Bakersfield, California 93304
Kaplan College-Chula Vista555 Broadway Suite 144, Chula Vista, California 91910
Kaplan College-Fresno44 Shaw Avenue, Rodeo Plaza, Clovis, California 93612
Kaplan College-Modesto5172 Kiernan Court, Salida, California 95368
Kaplan College-North Hollywood6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Suite 101, North Hollywood, California 91606-3231
Kaplan College-Palm Springs2475 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262-7011
Kaplan College-Riverside4040 Vine Street, Riverside, California 92507-0000
Kaplan College-Sacramento4330 Watt Ave., Suite 400, Sacramento, California 95821
Kaplan College-San Diego9055 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, California 92123
Kaplan College-Stockton722 W. March Ln, Stockton, California 95207
Kaplan College-Vista2022 University Dr, Vista, California 92083-7736
LA Barber College440 S Broadway St Ste G8, Los Angeles, California 90013
LA College International3200 Wilshire Blvd. #400, Los Angeles, California 90010-1308
Ladera Career Paths Training Centers6820 La Tijera Blvd Ste 217, Los Angeles, California 90045-1931
Lancaster Beauty School44646 N 10th St W, Lancaster, California 93534
Laurus College81 Higuera St Ste 110, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
LeMelange Academy of Hair931 Coombs Street, Napa, California 94558-2935
Los Angeles Film School6363 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, California 90028-7318
Los Angeles Music Academy370 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, California 91105
Lu Ross Academy470 East Thompson Blvd, Ventura, California 93001-2729
Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty2935 F St, Bakersfield, California 93301
Lyles Fresno College of Beauty6735 N First Ave Ste 112, Fresno, California 93710
Lytles Redwood Empire Beauty College inc186 Wikiup Dr, Santa Rosa, California 95403
Madera Beauty College325 N Gateway Drive, Madera, California 93637
Make-up Designory129 S. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, California 91502-1322
Manchester Beauty College3756 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno, California 93726
Marian Health Careers Center3325 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1010, Los Angeles, California 90010
Marian Health Careers Center-Van Nuys Campus5900 Sepulveda Blvd Ste 101, Van Nuys, California 91411
Marinello School of Beauty445 W Weber Ave Ste 223, Stockton, California 95203
Marinello School of Beauty240 S Market St, Inglewood, California 90301
Marinello School of Beauty6111 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90048
Marinello School of Beauty3737 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309-5001
Marinello School of Beauty1560 Market St, Redding, California 96001
Marinello School of Beauty1760 Fremont Blvd Ste F-2, Seaside, California 93955
Marinello School of Beauty940 N. Mountain Ave, Ontario, California 91764
Marinello School of Beauty18442 Sherman Way, Reseda, California 91335
Marinello School of Beauty6538 Greenleaf, Whittier, California 90602
Marinello School of Beauty118 Plaza Drive, West Covina, California 91790
Marinello School of Beauty721-E W 2nd St, San Bernardino, California 92410
Marinello School of Beauty7550 Miramar Road, San Diego, California 92126
Marinello School of Beauty-Castro Valley2806 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley, California 94546
Marinello School of Beauty-Cathedral City35871 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, California 92234
Marinello School of Beauty-Chico2525 Dominic Dr Ste E, Chico, California 95928
Marinello School of Beauty-Concord1849 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, California 94520
Marinello School of Beauty-El Cajon841 Arnele Ave, El Cajon, California 92020
Marinello School of Beauty-Fresno3117 West Shaw Ave #108, Fresno, California 93711
Marinello School of Beauty-Hayward22641 Main St, Hayward, California 94541
Marinello School of Beauty-Murrieta39449 Los Alamos Rd, Murrieta, California 92563
Marinello School of Beauty-Napa2110 Main St, Napa, California 94559
Marinello School of Beauty-Palmdale641 W Palmdale Blvd Ste A, B, C, Palmdale, California 93550-4
Marinello School of Beauty-San Mateo159 2nd Ave, San Mateo, California 94401
Marinello School of Beauty-San Rafael854 Fourth St, San Rafael, California 94901-3224
Marinello Schools of Beauty1125 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, California 93065
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Anaheim663 N Euclid St, Anaheim, California 92801
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Bell4130 E Gage Ave, Bell, California 90201
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Burbank200 N. San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, California 91502
Marinello Schools of Beauty-City of Industry1600 South Azusa Ave Ste 242, City of Industry, California 91748
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Hemet2627 W Florida Ave-Ste 100, Hemet, California 92545
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Huntington Beach19022 Brookhurst St, Huntington Beach, California 92646
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Lake Forest23635 El Toro Road Suite K, Lake Forest, California 92630
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Lomita2418 Lomita Blvd, Ste B, Lomita, California 90717
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Los Angeles1241 S. Soto Street Suite #101, Los Angeles, California 90023
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Moreno Valley24741 Alessandro Blvd, Moreno Valley, California 92553
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Paramount8527 Alondra Blvd Ste 129, Paramount, California 90723
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Sacramento5522 Garfield Ave, Sacramento, California 95841
Marinello Schools of Beauty-San Francisco1087 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94103
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Santa Clara955 Monroe St, Santa Clara, California 95050
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Victorville14311 Bear Valley Rd #101, Victorville, California 92392
Mayfield College35-325 Date Palm Dr Ste 101, Cathedral City, California 92234
MediaTech Institute-Oceanside302 Oceanside Boulevard, Oceanside, California 92054-5116
Medical Allied Career Center12631 East Imperial Highway Bldg D-108, Santa Fe Springs, California 90670-4710
Miami Ad School-San Francisco1414 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, California 94109
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Concord2150 John Glenn Dr., Ste 200, Concord, California 94520
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Fairfield934 Missouri Street, Fairfield, California 94533
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-La Quinta47120 Dune Palms Ste C-2, D and E, La Quinta, California 92253
Milan Institute of Cosmetology-Visalia3238 S. Fairway, Visalia, California 93277
Milan Institute-Bakersfield2822 F Street, Ste H, Bakersfield, California 93301
Milan Institute-Clovis731 A West Shaw Ave., Clovis, California 93612
Milan Institute-Palm Desert75-030 Gerald Ford Drive, Suite 203, Palm Desert, California 92211
Milan Institute-Visalia6500 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, California 93277
Modern Beauty Academy699 South C St, Oxnard, California 93030
Modern Technology School16560 Harbor Blvd., Units K-Q, Fountain Valley, California 92708-9821
Mojave Barber College15505 7th St, Victorville, California 92395
Moler Barber College3815 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, California 94609-2419
Montebello Beauty College2201 W Whitier Blvd, Montebello, California 90640
Mt Sierra College101 E Huntington Dr, Monrovia, California 91016
MTI Business College Inc6006 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, California 95207-4349
MTI College5221 Madison Ave, Sacramento, California 95841-9817
Mueller College123 Camino de la Reina, #100 North, San Diego, California 92108-3002
Musicians Institute6752 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, California 90028
My Le’s Beauty College5972 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, California 95824-3039
National Career College6850 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 300, Van Nuys, California 91405
National Career Education11080 White Rock Rd., Suite 100, Rancho Cordova, California 95670
National Holistic Institute5900 Doyle Street, Emeryville, California 94608-2008
National Polytechnic College6630 Telegraph Road, Commerce, California 90040
NCP College of Nursing21615 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward, California 94541-7026
NCP College of Nursing257 Longford Drive, Rm 5, South San Francisco, California 94080-1005
New York Film Academy100 Universal City Plaza, Building 9128 / Suite 179, Universal City, California 91608-1002
New York Film Academy100 Universal City Plaza, Building 9128, Suite 179, Universal City, California 91608-1002
Newberry School of Beauty16860 Devonshire Blvd, Granada Hills, California 91344-7401
Newbridge College-Long Beach3799 E. Burnett St., Long Beach, California 90815
Newbridge College-San Diego East878 Jackman St, El Cajon, California 92020-3057
Newbridge College-Santa Ana1840 E 17th St Ste 140, Santa Ana, California 92705
Newschool of Architecture and Design1249 F St, San Diego, California 92101
North Adrians Beauty College124 Floyd Ave, Modesto, California 95350-2381
Northern California Institute of Cosmetology inc601 East 14th Street, San Leandro, California 94577-2819
North-West College-Glendale221 North Brand, Glendale, California 91203
North-West College-Pasadena530 E Union, Pasadena, California 91101
North-West College-Pomona170 W Holt Ave, Pomona, California 91768
North-West College-Riverside4550 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, California 92503
North-West College-West Covina2121 W Garvey Ave, West Covina, California 91790
Oceanside College of Beauty1575 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, California 92054-5356
Pacific Coast Trade School1690 Universe Cir, Oxnard, California 93033
Pacific College3160 Red Hill Ave, Costa Mesa, California 92626
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego7445 Mission Valley Rd Ste 105, San Diego, California 92108-4407
Pacifica Graduate Institute249 Lambert Rd, Carpinteria, California 93013
Palace Beauty College1517 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, California 90006
Palladium Technical Academy10503 Valley Blvd, El Monte, California 91731
Palomar Institute of Cosmetology355 Via Vera Cruz Ste 3, San Marcos, California 92078
Paris Beauty College1655 Willow Pass Road, Concord, California 94520
Paul Mitchell the School-Costa Mesa3309 Hyland Ave., Suite J, Costa Mesa, California 92626
Paul Mitchell the School-East Bay100 Crescent Dr., Suite D, Pleasant Hill, California 94523
Paul Mitchell the School-Fresno5091 N Fresno St Ste 104, Fresno, California 93710
Paul Mitchell the School-Pasadena201 E Bay State St, Alhambra, California 91801
Paul Mitchell the School-Sacramento2100 Arden Way Ste 265, Sacramento, California 95825
Paul Mitchell the School-San Diego410 A St, San Diego, California 92101
Paul Mitchell the School-Santa Barbara525 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, California 93101
Paul Mitchell the School-Sherman Oaks15301 Ventura Blvd Ste P2, Sherman Oaks, California 91403
Paul Mitchell the School-Temecula27536 Ynez Rd Ste E-1, Temecula, California 92591
PCI College17215 Studebaker Rd #310, Cerritos, California 90703
Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista780 Bay Blvd Suite101, Chula Vista, California 91910
Pinnacle College1000 South Fremont Avenue, Bldg A-11, Ste 11010, Alhambra, California 91803
Pinnacle College-Sacramento11050 White Rock Road, Suite 150, Rancho Cordova, California 95670
Platt College-Los Angeles1000 South Fremont Avenue, A10, Alhambra, California 91803
Platt College-Ontario3700 Inland Empire Boulevard, Ontario, California 91764
Platt College-Riverside6465 Sycamore Canyon Blvd Ste 100, Riverside, California 92507
Platt College-San Diego6250 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115-3919
Preferred College of Nursing1950 East 220th Street Suite 209, Long Beach, California 90810
Preferred College of Nursing-Los Angeles3424 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1100, Los Angeles, California 90010
Premiere Career College12901 Ramona Blvd, Irwindale, California 91706-3746
Professional Golfers Career College26109 Ynez Road, Temecula, California 92591
Professional Institute of Beauty10801 E. Valley Mall, El Monte, California 91731
Real Barbers College528 West Lincoln Ave Ste B100, Anaheim, California 92805-2962
Rosemead Beauty School8531 E Valley Blvd, Rosemead, California 91770-1639
Royale College of Beauty27485 Commerce Center Dr, Temecula, California 92590
RWM Fiber Optics16627 South Avalon Blvd Suite A, Carson, California 90746-1051
SAE Institute of Technology, Los Angeles6565 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90028-7219
SAE Institute of Technology, San Francisco450 Bryant Street, San Francisco, California 94107-1303
Sage College12125 Day Street, Bldg. L, Moreno Valley, California 92557-6720
Salinas Beauty College inc916 South Main Street, Salinas, California 93901-2405
Salon Success Academy-Corona2097 Compton Ave. Suite 201, Corona, California 92879
Salon Success Academy-Fontana16803 Arrow Hwy, Fontana, California 92335
Salon Success Academy-Redlands1915 W Redlands Blvd Ste 111, Redlands, California 92373
Salon Success Academy-San Bernardino208 W Highland Ave, San Bernardino, California 92405
Salon Success Academy-Upland1385 E. Foothill Blvd, Upland, California 91786
San Diego College3350 Market St Ste C, San Diego, California 92102
San Diego Culinary Institute8024 La Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California 91942
San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology1067 Folsom St, San Francisco, California 94103
San Joaquin Valley College215 West 7th Street, Hanford, California 93230-4523
San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield201 New Stine Rd., Bakersfield, California 93309
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno295 E Sierra Ave, Fresno, California 93710-3616
San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Aviation4985 E Anderson Ave, Fresno, California 93727
San Joaquin Valley College–Hesperia9331 Mariposa Rd, Hesperia, California 92344
San Joaquin Valley College-Modesto5380 Pirrone Rd., Salida, California 95368
San Joaquin Valley College-Online801 S. Akers St, Visalia, California 93277-9528
San Joaquin Valley College-Ontario4580 Ontario Mills Parkway, Ontario, California 91764
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova11050 Olson Dr Ste 100, Rancho Cordova, California 95670
San Joaquin Valley College-Temecula27270 Madison Ave Ste 305, Temecula, California 92590
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia8344 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, California 93291-9283
Santa Ana Beauty Academy2231 North Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, California 92705-7820
Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield5300 California Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309
Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria303 E Plaza Dr Ste 1, Santa Maria, California 93454
Santa Barbara Business College-Ventura4839 Market Street, Ventura, California 93003
Shasta School of Cosmetology678 N Market St, Redding, California 96003
SICE Paul Mitchell Partner School3100 McHenry Ave, Modesto, California 95350
Sierra College of Beauty1340 W 18th St, Merced, California 95340
Sierra Valley College of Court Reporting4747 N First St Bldg D, Fresno, California 93726
South Coast College2011 W. Chapman Avenue, Orange, California 92868-2609
Southern California Health Institute (SOCHI)5200 Lankershim Boulevard – Suite 150, North Hollywood, California 91601-3154
Southern California Institute of Technology525 N. Muller Street, Anaheim, California 92801-3758
Southern California University SOMA1541 Wilshire Blvd 3rd Fl, Los Angeles, California 90017
Stanbridge College2041 Business Ctr Dr Ste 107, Irvine, California 92612
Summit College851 S. Cooley Dr, Colton, California 92324
Summit College-Anaheim1360 S. ANAHEIM BLVD, Anaheim, California 92805
Taft University System3700 S Susan St Ste 200, Santa Ana, California 92704
Thanh Le College School of Cosmetology12875 chapman ave, Garden Grove, California 92840
The Academy of Barbering Arts7888 Van Nuys Boulevard #1, Van Nuys, California 91402
The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting16052 Beach Blvd St 263n, Huntington Beach, California 92647
The National Hispanic University14271 Story Rd, San Jose, California 95127-3823
Thuy Princess Beauty College252 E Second St, Pomona, California 91766
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy3600 Sisk Road, Modesto, California 95356-0535
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Santa Monica1358 5th St, Santa Monica, California 90401
Tramy Beauty School5911 University Avenue #318, San Diego, California 92115-6347
Trident University International5757 Plaza Drive, Suite 100, Cypress, California 90630-5041
Trinity Vocational Center1149 W 190th St Ste 2000, Gardena, California 90248
Tulare Beauty College1400 W Inyo St, Tulare, California 93274
UEI College401 Carl Karcher Way, Anaheim, California 92801-2409
UEI College2115 Montiel Road, San Marcos, California 92069-3587
UEI College2002 N Gateway Blvd., Fresno, California 93727
UEI College1860 University Avenue, Riverside, California 92507-5344
UEI College-Chula Vista310 3rd Ave. – Ste C6, Chula Vista, California 91910
UEI College-El Monte Campus3401 Rio Hondo Ave., El Monte, California 91731
UEI College-Huntington Park Campus6055 Pacific Blvd, Huntington Park, California 90255
UEI College-Ontario Campus4730 Ontario Mills Parkway, Ontario, California 91764
UEI College-Santa Cruz Campus3050 Paul Sweet Rd., Santa Cruz, California 925065
UEI College-San Diego Campus3666 Kearny Villa Road, San Diego, California 92123
UEI College-Van Nuys Campus7335 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, California 91405
United Education Institute – Stockton Campus4994 Claremont Ave, Stockton, California 95207-3587
United Education Institute-Huntington Park Campus6055 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, California 90255
United States University830 Bay Boulevard, Chula Vista, California 91911
Unitek College4670 Auto Mall Parkway, Fremont, California 94538-3185
Unitek College4670 Auto Mall Pkwy, Fremont, California 94538
Universal College of Beauty inc-Los Angeles 18619 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90044
Universal College of Beauty inc-Los Angeles 23419 W 43rd Place, Los Angeles, California 90008
Universal Technical Institute of California inc9494 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730-0000
Universal Technical Institute of Northern California inc4100 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, California 95834
University of Antelope Valley44055 Sierra Highway, Lancaster, California 93534
University of East-West Medicine595 Lawrence Expressway, Sunnyvale, California 94085-3922
University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus3590 N First St, San Jose, California 95134-1805
University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus45 Riverpark Place West, Fresno, California 93720-1552
University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Sacramento, California 95833-4334
University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus9645 Granite Ridge Dive, San Diego, California 92123-2658
University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus3100 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, California 92626-3099
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences700 Windy Point Drive, San Marcos, California 92069
Valley College of Medical Careers8399 Topanga Canyon Blvd Ste 200, West Hills, California 91304
Victor Valley Beauty College inc16515 Mojave Dr, Victorville, California 92395
Video Symphony EnterTraining inc266 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502
Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center1033 S Broadway St, Los Angeles, California 90015-4001
Waynes College of Beauty1271 North Main Street, Salinas, California 93906-2830
West Coast Ultrasound Institute291 S La Cienega Blvd Ste 500, Beverly Hills, California 90211
West Coast University-Los Angeles12215 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, California 91606
West Coast University-Ontario2855 E. Guasti Rd, Ontario, California 91761
West Coast University-Orange County1477 S Manchester Ave, Anaheim, California 92802
Westech College9490 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, California 92335
Western Beauty Institute2733 W Avenue L, Lancaster, California 93536
Western Beauty Institute8700 Van Nuys Blvd, Panorama City, California 91402
Westwood College-Anaheim1551 S. Douglass Rd, Anaheim, California 92806
Westwood College-Inland Empire20 W 7th St, Upland, California 91786-7148
Westwood College-Los Angeles3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400, Los Angeles, California 90010
Westwood College-South Bay19700 S. Vermont Avenue, Suite 100, Torrance, California 90502
Wyotech-Fremont200 Whitney Place, Fremont, California 94539
Wyotech-Long Beach2161 Technology Place, Long Beach, California 90810-3800
Wyotech-West Sacramento980 Riverside Parkway, West Sacramento, California 95605

Employment & Salary Outlook

Forecasting California’s Labor Market

Over the remainder of the decade, California’s healthcare and technology industries are expected to continue to experience record growth. The following section highlights the 10 fastest-growing occupations in the state through 2020 according to the latest projections available from the California EDD, Labor Market Information Division.

What are the Fastest-Growing Jobs in California?

To find out about one of the top 10 jobs to watch in California, click on either the name of the position or the icon alongside it.

Note: This list is based on growth rate among those positions projected to have more than 10,000 new jobs created by 2020.

Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from accredited program

Median Salary in CA (2012): $21,900

2010 Employment: 61,100

2020 Employment: 93,100

Pct Change: 52%

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in CA (2012): $67,800 2010 Employment: 53,700 2020 Employment: 78,300 Pct Change: 46%
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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school

Median Salary in CA (2012): $21,400

2010 Employment: 324,700

2020 Employment: 462,900

Pct Change: 43%

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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree Median Salary in CA (2012): $87,400 2010 Employment: 27,800 2020 Employment: 39,300 Pct Change: 41%
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Pharmacy Technicians

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from accredited program

Median Salary in CA (2012): $38,000

2010 Employment: 29,000

2020 Employment: 38,600

Pct Change: 33%

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Software Developers, System Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in CA (2012): $113,800 2010 Employment: 75,500 2020 Employment: 99,600 Pct Change: 32%
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Food Service Managers

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in CA (2012): $48,100

2010 Employment: 48,200

2020 Employment: 62,800

Pct Change: 30%

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Cooks, Fast Food

Minimum Education: Less than high school Median Salary in AR (2012): $18,700 2010 Employment: 103,600 2020 Employment: 134,400 Pct Change: 30%
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Medical Secretaries

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in CA (2012): $35,400

2010 Employment: 78,300

2020 Employment: 101,400

Pct Change: 30%

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Software Developers, Applications

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in CA (2012): $102,500 2010 Employment: 88,700 2020 Employment: 113,300 Pct Change: 28%
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Source: California Employment Development Department

Vocational Schools in California’s Largest Cities

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