Counseling Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

There are 2 counseling schools in Costa Mesa for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Costa Mesa, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Counseling Employment

Costa Mesa 3,450
California 72,380

Of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, 3,450 work in Costa Mesa. The number of counseling professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
4,150 4,890 5,260 4,990 3,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$54,960 $54,447 $57,480 $59,392 $56,022
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,022 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Costa Mesa. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Costa Mesa was $54,960 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Costa Mesa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Costa Mesa

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Costa Mesa counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,122. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,568 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,928 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

Costa Mesa counseling professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Costa Mesa


Many of Costa Mesa's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa's counseling schools offer 3 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 104 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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