Bakersfield College Alumni Average Hourly Rate

Bakersfield, Calif. is home to Bakersfield College, a university. This report is based on the answers of Bakersfield College graduates who responded to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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% High Meaning 

54 %

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Bakersfield College Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Years Experience

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Radiologic Technologist
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
Automotive Technician
Security Guard
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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About This School

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299

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The health care industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. Starting salaries of about $43K are the median among Bakersfield College grads.


Bakersfield College students enjoy their time in Bakersfield, and the larger part of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $75K per year, Bakersfield College grads who have an Associate's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population. A Some college coursework with no degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $59K.


Billing commands a pay premium of 74 percent for Bakersfield College grads. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is common among Bakersfield College alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, about a fourth of former students report doing so. Other top skills include Customer Service, AutoCAD, and Billing.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of the graduates enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. To plan for old age, more than half of grads maintain savings accounts through a company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance benefits extend to the larger part of graduates, and a majority of former students sign up for dental plans. Other benefits awarded to Bakersfield College alumni include company pension plan, a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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


60 %
40 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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