Average Hourly Rate for Bakersfield College Alumni

Bakersfield College is a university based in Bakersfield, Calif. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Bakersfield College Alumni

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Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
Drafter Design
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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About This School

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

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Professionally, the oil and gas field services industry, the health care industry, and the medical office industry are popular business areas among Bakersfield College alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the network and communications services industry. Bakersfield College graduates see an average starting salary of $46K.


The most generous salaries among Bakersfield College alumni are reportedly earned by Registered Nurses whose earnings come to $74K on average.


Bakersfield is a popular place for Bakersfield College students to settle after graduation, and a strong majority of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

Bakersfield College students with an Associate of Arts (AA), Industrial Design (ID) can expect to make the most money ($69K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate's Degree, Psychology (around $53K on average annually).


Bakersfield College grads who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 81 percent more than other alumni (about $83K on average). Many Bakersfield College grads have knowledge of Customer Service, with close to a sixth of alumni using this program on the clock. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Operations Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only one-third of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. For this school, a fair number of graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. To plan for old age, a fair number of grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Additional perks enjoyed by Bakersfield College grads include a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, 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


54 %
46 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $27
Hourly Rate
$10 - $20

Job Satisfaction

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

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