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Fashion Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

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


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Fashion Employment

Costa Mesa 48,800
California 497,110

Exactly 48,800 of California's 497,110 fashion professionals work in Costa Mesa. The number of fashion professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Fashion employment growth

558,370 568,650 565,820 526,700 497,110
58,430 58,200 57,460 52,140 48,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$52,903 $52,260 $54,050 $57,799 $57,899
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for fashion professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. In 2010 Costa Mesa fashion professionals earned an average yearly salary of $57,899. Fashion professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $52,903, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in Costa Mesa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Costa Mesa

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

Fashion professionals make a median salary of $49,713 per year in Costa Mesa. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,700 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,226 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

On average fashion professional salaries in Costa Mesa are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Costa Mesa


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

Fashion Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa's fashion schools offer 3 fashion degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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