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Bakersfield has an unemployment rate of 5.5%. The US average is 3.9%.
Bakersfield has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 24.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.
Tax Rates for Bakersfield - The Sales Tax Rate for Bakersfield is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%. - The Income Tax Rate for Bakersfield is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%. - Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.
Income and Salaries for Bakersfield - The average income of a Bakersfield resident is $23,786 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year. - The Median household income of a Bakersfield resident is $56,842 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.
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