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Psychology Schools
In Bakersfield, California

There are 2 psychology schools in Bakersfield for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Bakersfield, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Psychology Employment

Bakersfield 460
California 16,750

Exactly 460 of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, work in Bakersfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Bakersfield has grown by 156%. Overall employment in Bakersfield has also increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
180 210 190 330 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$73,560 $94,325 $120,995 $91,230 $101,970
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

Salaries for psychology professionals in Bakersfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $101,970 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Bakersfield. The average salary for psychology professionals in Bakersfield was $73,560 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Bakersfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Bakersfield

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Psychology professionals in Bakersfield make a median yearly salary of $96,350. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $67,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

On average psychology professional salaries in Bakersfield are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Bakersfield


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Bakersfield


Bakersfield's psychology schools offer 4 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Bakersfield


In 2010 approximately 183 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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