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Counseling Schools
In Bakersfield, California

The city of Bakersfield has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Bakersfield, which encompasses counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Counseling Employment

Bakersfield 1,350
California 72,380

Of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, 1,350 work in Bakersfield. The number of counseling professionals in Bakersfield has grown by 63% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Bakersfield has increased, overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
830 1,050 1,100 1,640 1,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$59,180 $55,295 $61,296 $63,195 $64,063
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

Salaries for counseling professionals in Bakersfield have increased. Bakersfield counseling professionals made $64,063 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Bakersfield was $59,180 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Bakersfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Bakersfield

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Counseling professionals in Bakersfield make a median yearly salary of $59,432. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,762 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 192% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Counseling professional salaries in Bakersfield are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Bakersfield


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Bakersfield


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Bakersfield


In 2010 approximately 31 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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