Liberal Arts Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

In Costa Mesa, there is only one liberal arts school where liberal arts faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts education in Costa Mesa, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Liberal Arts Employment

Costa Mesa 710
California 8,240

Of the 8,240 liberal arts professionals employed in California, 710 work in Costa Mesa. The number of liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa has grown by 129% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Liberal Arts employment growth

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
310 490 580 810 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Liberal Arts VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$66,340 $77,300 $78,330 $80,200 $79,910
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,910 per year was earned by liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa. Liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $66,340, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$27,150
25th percentile
$52,750
50th percentile
$77,390
75th percentile
$103,780
90th percentile
$140,040

Costa Mesa liberal arts professionals earn a median yearly salary of $77,390. The 10% of liberal arts professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 416% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Music
$59,430
English
$64,477
Liberal Arts
$79,910
Math
$87,595

On average liberal arts professionals in Costa Mesa earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Costa Mesa.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts schools in Costa Mesa

1

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

Liberal Arts Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Costa Mesa's liberal arts schools offer 2 liberal arts degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Liberal Arts Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
878
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total878

In 2010 approximately 878 students completed liberal arts courses.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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