A new report from the State Controller’s office shows Bakersfield pays its city workers below average.The pay is a comparison among California cities of 100 thousand or more. The average annual wage of just under $59 thousand ranks 40th, Fresno comes in 39th. However, Bakersfield’s retirement and health care costs rank 16th, right above Berkeley. The report tells averages for every city in the state along with wages for public officials.
Sean Michael Lisle