Nursing Schools
In Bakersfield, California

In Bakersfield, there are 2 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Bakersfield, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Nursing Employment

Bakersfield 6,680
California 438,680

Exactly 6,680 of California's 438,680 nursing professionals work in Bakersfield. The number of nursing professionals in Bakersfield has grown by 39% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in Bakersfield has increased, overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
4,790 5,320 6,020 6,400 6,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$50,780 $55,798 $57,245 $60,002 $63,390
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

As the number of nursing professionals in Bakersfield has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 Bakersfield nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,390. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Bakersfield made an average salary of $50,780 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Bakersfield

10th percentile
$40,332
25th percentile
$46,365
50th percentile
$62,138
75th percentile
$73,668
90th percentile
$88,590

Nursing professionals in Bakersfield earn a median salary of $62,138 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,332 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 120% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Nursing
$63,390
Gerontology
$76,103
BSN
$87,200
RN to BSN
$87,200
Forensic Nursing
$93,290

On average nursing professional salaries in Bakersfield are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Bakersfield

2

There are 2 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Bakersfield's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Bakersfield

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Bakersfield's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Bakersfield

associate
165
bachelor
90
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
169
Total438

In 2010 approximately 438 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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