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Chemistry Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

There are 2 chemistry schools in Costa Mesa for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Costa Mesa, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Costa Mesa 2,100
California 22,090

Exactly 2,100 of California's 22,090 chemistry professionals work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 3%. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
2,160 2,380 2,070 1,950 2,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$41,873 $49,840 $57,395 $52,368 $52,193
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,193 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $41,873 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa

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

Chemistry professionals in Costa Mesa earn a median salary of $51,260 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,248 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa


Chemistry professional salaries in Costa Mesa are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Costa Mesa


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 34 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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