Criminal Justice Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Criminal Justice faculty can choose to work at only one criminal justice school in Costa Mesa. The trends in Costa Mesa's criminal justice academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Criminal Justice Employment

Costa Mesa 14,730
California 223,680

Exactly 14,340 of California's 219,640 criminal justice professionals work in Costa Mesa. There has been a 15% decline in the number of criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Criminal Justice employment growth

215,760 223,050 228,920 229,120 219,640
16,900 17,850 18,670 17,990 14,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Criminal Justice VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$51,214 $52,998 $54,663 $56,922 $63,695
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for criminal justice professionals have increased. Costa Mesa criminal justice professionals made $63,695 per year, on average, in 2010. Criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $51,214, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$35,862
25th percentile
$49,860
50th percentile
$60,870
75th percentile
$73,490
90th percentile
$90,855

Criminal justice professionals in Costa Mesa make a median yearly salary of $60,870. The difference in pay between the criminal justice professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 153%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,862 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,855 per year.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Paralegal
$51,765
Homeland Security
$53,907
Criminal Justice
$63,695
Forensic Science
$74,960
Criminology
$94,640

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice schools in Costa Mesa

1

There is only one accredited criminal justice school in the city. Many of Costa Mesa's criminal justice professionals are graduates of this school.

Criminal Justice Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in criminal justice offered by Costa Mesa's criminal justice schools.

Student Completed Criminal Justice Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
0
bachelor
171
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total172

Approximately 172 students completed criminal justice courses in 2010.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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