Journalism Schools
In Bakersfield, California

The city of Bakersfield has only one school where journalism faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Bakersfield, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Journalism Employment

Bakersfield 110
California 9,290

Exactly 110 of the 9,290 journalism professionals employed in California, work in Bakersfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bakersfield, there has been a 39% decline in the number of journalism professionals. As the number of journalism professionals in Bakersfield has decreased, overall employment in Bakersfield has increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
180 160 120 80 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$38,805 $47,080 No data $38,130 $29,450
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

In Bakersfield, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. In 2010 Bakersfield journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $29,450. The average salary for journalism professionals in Bakersfield was $38,805 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Bakersfield

10th percentile
$19,340
25th percentile
$21,360
50th percentile
$25,710
75th percentile
$32,950
90th percentile
$43,910

Journalism professionals in Bakersfield make a median yearly salary of $25,710. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,340 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $43,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Journalism
$29,450
Communications
$44,928

Bakersfield journalism professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Bakersfield

1

Many of Bakersfield's journalism professionals are graduates of the only accredited journalism school in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Bakersfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Bakersfield's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Bakersfield

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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