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 journalism programs.
Bakersfield College is the largest journalism school in Bakersfield, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Bakersfield College with credentials in journalism.
A reported 7 students graduated with credentials in journalism in Bakersfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a journalism school in Bakersfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $662.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for journalism related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in Bakersfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,700 journalists in California. Of these journalists, 110 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. By the year 2018, the number of journalists is expected to increase by 7% in Bakersfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in Bakersfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for journalists in the state.