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Business Support & Assistance Schools in California

3,146 Business Support students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Business Support & Assistance major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Support & Assistance Majors in California

Business Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,689
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 916
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 916
Associate’s Degree 541

Gender Distribution

In California, a business support major is more popular with women than with men.

Business Support & Assistance Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business support majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 7.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 51.2%
  • White: 23.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Business Support & Assistance Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Support & Assistance Grads in California

In this state, there are 1,112,550 people employed in jobs related to a business support degree, compared to 10,836,830 nationwide.

Business Support & Assistance Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Business Support & Assistance Jobs in California

A typical salary for a business support grad in the state is $43,670, compared to a typical salary of $41,160 nationwide.

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There are 144 colleges in California that offer business support degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

239 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,621 Total Students

In their early career, San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia grads earn an average salary of $24,700. 30% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $27,819.

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
715 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 50% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $17,385. The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average.

#3

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana
180 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,052 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,474. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 26% of the teachers are full time.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,911 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. 38 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,101 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $6,229.

#6

Merced College

Merced
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,173 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 38%. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,800 a year.

#7

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
36,885 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
580 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,801. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

#9

Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,731 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 24% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
812 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 35 to 1. In their early career, Hacienda La Puente Adult Education grads earn an average salary of $22,100.

#10

Reedley College

Reedley
61 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,296 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,003. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it.

Business Support & Assistance Careers in CA

Some of the careers business support majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Cargo and Freight Agents 20% $43,950
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 12% $39,730
Receptionists and Information Clerks 9% $31,470
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 9% $49,570
Customer Service Representatives 6% $38,100
Dispatchers 6% $41,040
Office Clerks 0% $35,320
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants -4% $42,250
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants -15% $70,660
Data Entry Keyers -19% $33,840
Word Processors and Typists -33% $42,900

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business support.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Business Administration & Management 64,132
Accounting 7,526
Business & Commerce 2,559
Management Sciences & Methods 1,772
Managerial Economics 1,701
Human Resource Management 1,568
Finance & Financial Management 1,504
Marketing 1,358

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