With an overall population of 247,057 and a student population of 29,236, approximately 737 of Bakersfield students attend one of Bakersfield's schools that offer paralegal programs.
Bakersfield's largest paralegal school is Santa Barbara Business College. In 2010, Santa Barbara Business College graduated approximately 13 students from its paralegal program.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in paralegal in Bakersfield in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in paralegal, if you decide to work as a paralegal in Bakersfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 31,400 paralegals in California. Of these paralegals, 280 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. The government projects that the number of paralegals in Bakersfield will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for paralegals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a paralegal in Bakersfield is $33,410 per year, which is lower than the average for paralegals state-wide.