California State University - Bakersfield (CSUB) Alumni Average Salary

California State University is a university based in Bakersfield, Calif. that is home to around 7,000 undergraduates. The school has a strong sports tradition (Go Roadrunners!) and its urban campus offers many benefits for its students. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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California State University - Bakersfield (CSUB) Median Salary by Years Experience


1-4 years
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5-9 years
3 profiles

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  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
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About This School

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099

California State University Bakersfield, California State University, Bakersfield, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB)


State School, For Sports Fans

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The average salary for a grad from CSU Bakersfield is $57K.


Bakersfield is a popular place for CSU Bakersfield students to settle after graduation, and more than half of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

Former Roadrunners who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) and earn a median salary of approximately $62K per year. Those holding a Bachelor's Degree are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $61K on average per year.


Former Roadrunners who have experience with Operations Management can expect to make 15 percent more than other alumni (around $66K on average). Operations Management is a popular skill among CSU Bakersfield alumni, with just under a third of grads reporting using it on the job. Experience with Project Management, Event Planning, and Microsoft Office is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though close to half of the respondents get paid time off for illness, slightly more than one-third of graduates receive paid vacation. The vast majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of alums get dental coverage. Nearly all graduates set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Other benefits awarded to California State University alumni include gym / health club / fitness membership, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Alumni of California State University pick up average paychecks of $58K, which is closest to the amount made by CSU Bakersfield grads among similar schools. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, California State University-Northridge, and California State University-Los Angeles are also similar to CSU Bakersfield.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
790 1020
ACT Scores 15 22

Key Stats for California State University - Bakersfield (CSUB)


47 %
53 %
$42,253 - $63,077
$46,000 - $70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$60,141 - $68,854

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