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Average Hourly Rate for Bakersfield College Alumni

Bakersfield College is a university located in Bakersfield, Calif. This summary is derived from information given by Bakersfield College grads who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Bakersfield College Alumni

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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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About This School

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

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Former Bakersfield College students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including clinical care, the health care industry, and the network and communications services industry. The oil and gas field services industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Those with a degree from Bakersfield College make an average of around $45K.


Bakersfield College grads who become Registered Nurses garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average approximately $74K annually.


Many Bakersfield College alumni remain in Bakersfield after graduation; a strong majority of grads find permanent positions in the workforce here.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of about $69K per year, Bakersfield College grads who have an Associate of Arts (AA), Industrial Design (ID) are the best paid among the alumni population. Those holding an Associate's Degree, Business Management are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $37K on average per year.


Knowledge of Strategic Planning seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 83 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($83K). Customer Service is a popular skill among Bakersfield College alumni, with roughly one in seven workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to benefits, there is room for improvement — only one in three grads are paid for vacation and just one in three grads for sick time. A strong majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of the survey participants get dental coverage. A fair number of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Bakersfield College alumni are also on the receiving end of a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, life insurance, 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


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45 %
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$9 - $22
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$9 - $20
Less than 1 year
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5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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