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Hospitality Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

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


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Hospitality Employment

Costa Mesa 27,050
California 285,540

Exactly 27,050 of California's 285,540 hospitality professionals work in Costa Mesa. There has been a 4% decline in the number of hospitality professionals in Costa Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of hospitality professionals in Costa Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Hospitality employment growth

290,370 306,250 306,320 294,320 285,540
28,180 30,520 31,020 28,810 27,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Hospitality VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$32,284 $33,900 $35,731 $35,899 $36,524
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for hospitality professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,524 per year was earned by hospitality professionals in Costa Mesa. Four years earlier in 2006, hospitality professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $32,284 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Costa Mesa

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Hospitality professionals make a median salary of $33,986 per year in Costa Mesa. The 10% of hospitality professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,200 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,083 per year.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

Hospitality schools in Costa Mesa


There is only one accredited hospitality school in the city. Many of Costa Mesa's hospitality professionals are graduates of this school.

Hospitality Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


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

Student Completed Hospitality Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from hospitality courses.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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