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Information Technology Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Information Technology faculty can choose to work at only one information technology school in Costa Mesa. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of information technology and information technology education in Costa Mesa, which includes information technology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Information Technology Employment

Costa Mesa 9,390
California 420,920

Of the 38,380 information technology professionals employed in California, 3,910 work in Costa Mesa. The number of information technology professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 90% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Information Technology employment growth

346,240 354,090 372,830 376,080 38,380
38,330 37,430 36,530 36,800 3,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$77,820 $80,655 $84,318 $84,662 $133,530
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 Costa Mesa information technology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $133,530. The average salary for information technology professionals in Costa Mesa was $77,820 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Costa Mesa

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

Information technology professionals in Costa Mesa earn a median salary of $127,650 per year. The difference in pay between the information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $81,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $182,750 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

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

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Costa Mesa


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

Information Technology Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa's information technology schools offer 2 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 81 students graduated from information technology courses.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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