Accounting Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accounting schools in Costa Mesa. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Costa Mesa, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Accounting Employment

Costa Mesa 41,720
California 401,280

Exactly 41,720 of California's 401,280 accounting professionals work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Costa Mesa, there has been a 5% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
43,940 45,460 44,690 42,450 41,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$49,317 $49,605 $51,827 $51,738 $52,023
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for accounting professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. Costa Mesa accounting professionals made $52,023 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $49,317 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$33,517
25th percentile
$40,327
50th percentile
$49,440
75th percentile
$61,380
90th percentile
$75,562

Accounting professionals in Costa Mesa make a median yearly salary of $49,440. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,517 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Accounting
$52,023
Forensic Accounting
$72,883
Finance
$81,852
Business
$110,603
Business Administration
$116,705
Small Business
$133,560

On average accounting professionals in Costa Mesa earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Costa Mesa.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Costa Mesa

3

Many of Costa Mesa's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Costa Mesa's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
7
bachelor
150
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total177

In 2010 approximately 177 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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