Bakersfield has a general population of 247,057 and an overall student population of 29,236. Approximately 774 of Bakersfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Bakersfield, by student population, is Kaplan College-Bakersfield. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Kaplan College-Bakersfield with credentials in healthcare administration.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration in Bakersfield in 2010.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bakersfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 60 healthcare administrators in California were working in the greater Bakersfield area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 17% in Bakersfield. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Bakersfield is $86,620 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.