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Biology Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

The city of Costa Mesa has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Costa Mesa's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Biology Employment

Costa Mesa 1,800
California 33,930

Of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, 1,800 work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Costa Mesa, there has been a 16% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
1,550 2,060 1,990 2,020 1,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$61,075 $53,656 $56,846 $60,052 $64,438
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Costa Mesa biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $64,438. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $61,075 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Costa Mesa

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $62,026 per year in Costa Mesa. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,882 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,428 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Costa Mesa


Many of Costa Mesa's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Costa Mesa's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Costa Mesa


Approximately 93 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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