Average Hourly Rate for Bakersfield College Alumni

Bakersfield, Calif. is home to Bakersfield College, a university. The data in this summary come from Bakersfield College alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Bakersfield College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Job

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Drafter Design
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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About This School

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

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Bakersfield College alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the network and communications services industry, the insurance agency or brokerage industry, and the medical office industry. The most popular field is the oil and gas field services industry. Graduates of Bakersfield College earn $46K on average.


Bakersfield College grads who become Registered Nurses are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making a median salary of $74K yearly.


Rather than relocating after graduation, many Bakersfield College alumni (the larger part of) end up finding permanent jobs in Bakersfield.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Bakersfield College grads with an Associate of Arts (AA), Industrial Design (ID) (average earnings climb to $69K per year). An Associate's Degree, Business Management commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $37K.


Nearly one in seven grads report using Customer Service as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Bakersfield College grads who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 81 percent more than other alumni (approximately $83K on average). Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Operations Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only about one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one-third of alumni receive sick leave. A strong majority of former students enjoy benefits like health insurance, while the larger part of grads receive dental plans, too. A strong majority of alums save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Alumni of Bakersfield College also take in a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

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

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Key Stats for Bakersfield College


52 %
48 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $27
Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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