Law Schools
In Bakersfield, California

The city of Bakersfield has 5 schools where law faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law education in Bakersfield, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Law Employment

Bakersfield 2,470
California 245,260

Exactly 2,470 of the 245,260 law professionals employed in California, work in Bakersfield. The number of law professionals in Bakersfield has grown by 449% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Bakersfield has increased, overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
450 750 1,150 1,680 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Law VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$66,290 $72,300 $72,114 $71,794 $68,551
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

Salaries for law professionals in Bakersfield have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Bakersfield reportedly earned an average salary of $68,551 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Bakersfield made an average salary of $66,290 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Bakersfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Bakersfield

10th percentile
$47,749
25th percentile
$53,737
50th percentile
$64,233
75th percentile
$79,973
90th percentile
$80,505

Law professionals in Bakersfield make a median yearly salary of $64,233. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 69%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,749 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,505 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Homeland Security
$43,630
Paralegal
$46,685
Criminal Justice
$54,843
Forensic Accounting
$65,650
Law
$68,551
Court Reporter
$73,460
Criminology
$77,330
Public Administration
$98,523

On average law professionals in Bakersfield earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bakersfield.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Bakersfield

5

There are 5 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Bakersfield's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Bakersfield

associate
6
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total9

Bakersfield's law schools offer 9 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Bakersfield

associate
147
bachelor
101
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total252

Approximately 252 students completed law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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