Paralegal Schools
In Bakersfield, California

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

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Paralegal Employment

Bakersfield 490
California 56,490

Exactly 490 of the 56,490 paralegals employed in California, work in Bakersfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bakersfield, there has been a 158% growth in the number of paralegals. Overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Paralegal employment growth

59,290 56,990 57,620 57,110 56,490
190 150 390 460 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$44,290 $45,990 $46,140 $45,565 $46,685
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

Salaries for paralegals in Bakersfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,685 per year was earned by paralegals in Bakersfield. Paralegals in Bakersfield made a yearly average salary of $44,290, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Bakersfield

10th percentile
$32,520
25th percentile
$35,885
50th percentile
$43,260
75th percentile
$55,765
90th percentile
$68,240

Paralegals in Bakersfield earn a median salary of $43,260 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,520 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 110% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Bakersfield

Homeland Security
$43,630
Paralegal
$46,685
Criminal Justice
$54,843
Law
$68,551
Court Reporter
$73,460

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

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Bakersfield

1

There is only one accredited paralegal school in the city. Many of Bakersfield's paralegals are graduates of this school.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Bakersfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Bakersfield's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Bakersfield

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total13

Approximately 13 students completed paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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