With an overall population of 247,057 and a student population of 28,462, approximately 18,402 of Bakersfield students attend one of Bakersfield's schools that offer engineering programs.
Bakersfield College is the largest engineering school in Bakersfield, based on student population. In 2010, Bakersfield College graduated approximately 1 students from its engineering program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in engineering from engineering schools in Bakersfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $662 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for engineering related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in engineering, if you decide to work as an engineer in Bakersfield, your job prospects are average. There were 11,300 engineers working in California and 710 working in the greater Bakersfield area in 2010. Bakersfield's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Bakersfield is $66,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for engineers.