FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Accounting Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Accounting faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accounting schools in Costa Mesa. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting education in Costa Mesa, which includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Accounting Employment

Costa Mesa 41,720
California 401,280

Exactly 41,720 of California's 401,280 accounting professionals work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Costa Mesa, there has been a 5% decline in the number of accounting professionals. As the number of accounting professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Accounting employment growth

428,540 433,990 429,640 404,880 401,280
43,940 45,460 44,690 42,450 41,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$49,317 $49,605 $51,827 $51,738 $52,023
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for accounting professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. Costa Mesa accounting professionals made $52,023 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, accounting professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $49,317 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Accounting professionals in Costa Mesa make a median yearly salary of $49,440. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,517 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

On average accounting professionals in Costa Mesa earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Costa Mesa.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Costa Mesa


Many of Costa Mesa's accounting professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited accounting schools in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Costa Mesa's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 177 students graduated from accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are currently gathering data for the number of accounting faculty in Costa Mesa, growth in the field of accounting academia and accounting faculty salaries in Costa Mesa. Your anonymous submission of information regarding your career and salary will help us create a valuable career planning database for the benefit of accounting faculty at the certificate in accounting, associates degree in accounting, bachelors degree in accounting, and masters degree in accounting levels in Costa Mesa. A summary of the data collected thus far will be available to you once you have submitted your information.


Career Index

Your free online education database