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Finance Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Finance faculty can choose to work at only one finance school in Costa Mesa. The trends in Costa Mesa's finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes finance training at the finance bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Finance Employment

Costa Mesa 34,030
California 263,180

Of the 263,180 finance professionals employed in California, 34,030 work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Costa Mesa, there has been a 17% decline in the number of finance professionals. As the number of finance professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Finance employment growth

314,290 323,520 310,490 292,410 263,180
40,780 40,610 35,240 34,210 34,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$71,811 $71,547 $74,648 $77,379 $81,852
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

As the number of finance professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk, salaries for finance professionals have increased. Costa Mesa finance professionals made $81,852 per year, on average, in 2010. Finance professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $71,811, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Costa Mesa

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Finance professionals in Costa Mesa make a median yearly salary of $73,675. The difference in pay between the finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,533 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $110,749 per year.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Risk Management
International Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Costa Mesa


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

Finance Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


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

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from finance courses.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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