Journalism Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

In Costa Mesa, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Costa Mesa, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Journalism Employment

Costa Mesa 790
California 9,290

Exactly 790 of California's 9,290 journalism professionals work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 17%. As the employment for journalism professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
950 1,030 880 880 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$45,455 $43,680 $41,390 $38,695 $41,515
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for journalism professionals in Costa Mesa have decreased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $41,515 per year. Journalism professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $45,455, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of journalism professionals in Costa Mesa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$23,915
25th percentile
$28,750
50th percentile
$37,065
75th percentile
$49,000
90th percentile
$67,805

Journalism professionals in Costa Mesa earn a median salary of $37,065 per year. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 184%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,915 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,805 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Journalism
$41,515
Communications
$54,122
Creative Writing
$65,710

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Costa Mesa

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Costa Mesa's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Approximately 1 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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