Average Hourly Rate for Bakersfield College Alumni

Bakersfield College is a university based in Bakersfield, Calif. Replies from former Bakersfield College students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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Bakersfield College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

Job
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$0$12$24$36
Drafter Design
$18.00  
   
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
$11.25  
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
$33.07  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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About This School

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299


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Industry

Bakersfield College alumni can most commonly be found in clinical care, the network and communications services industry, and the health care industry, though they are employed throughout a wide range of sectors. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the oil and gas field services industry. The average salary for a grad from Bakersfield College is $44K.

Jobs

Former Bakersfield College students with an interest in making money consider becoming Registered Nurses, the highest-paying gig (earnings amount to approximately $74K on average) among this alumni group.

Locations

Graduates of Bakersfield College seem to enjoy living in Bakersfield, and the greater part of grads wind up living and working there after graduation.

Degree Major

Bakersfield College grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold an Associate of Arts (AA), Industrial Design (ID) and earn a median salary of $69K per year. Those with an Associate's Degree, Business Management face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average about $37K per year.

Skills

Knowledge of Strategic Planning seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 86 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($83K). Many Bakersfield College grads have knowledge of Customer Service, with around a seventh of alumni using this program on the clock. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and People Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one in three grads enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. A majority of alums take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Health coverage is awarded to the larger part of alums, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of former students as well. Additional perks enjoyed by Bakersfield College grads include a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and company car / automobile.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Bakersfield College include Cerro Coso Community College, Porterville College, and Moorpark College.

Key Stats for Bakersfield College

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $24
Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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