Law Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

There is only one law school in Costa Mesa for faculty to choose from. The trends in Costa Mesa's law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Law Employment

Costa Mesa 18,470
California 245,260

Exactly 18,470 of California's 245,260 law professionals work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Costa Mesa has grown by 12%. As the employment for law professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Law employment growth

213,000 216,560 222,000 235,100 245,260
16,480 16,130 16,580 18,310 18,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Law VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$80,492 $79,834 $83,290 $80,765 $74,481
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for law professionals in Costa Mesa have decreased. In 2010 law professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $74,481 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $80,492 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$45,323
25th percentile
$55,406
50th percentile
$70,340
75th percentile
$72,922
90th percentile
$90,503

Law professionals make a median salary of $70,340 per year in Costa Mesa. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,323 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 100% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Paralegal
$51,765
Homeland Security
$53,907
Criminal Justice
$59,470
Forensic Accounting
$72,883
Law
$74,481
Forensic Science
$74,960
Criminology
$94,640
Public Administration
$112,188

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Costa Mesa

1

Many of Costa Mesa's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law 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 law offered by Costa Mesa's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
0
bachelor
171
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total172

In 2010 approximately 172 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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