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Interior Design Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

There is only one interior design school in Costa Mesa for faculty to choose from. The trends in Costa Mesa's interior design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Interior Design Employment

Costa Mesa 770
California 5,360

Exactly 770 of California's 5,360 interior design professionals work in Costa Mesa. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Interior Design employment growth

5,010 5,560 6,500 5,700 5,360
No data 810 1,300 890 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$53,870 $56,060 $54,270 $60,000 $60,390
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for interior design professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. In 2010 interior design professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $60,390 per year. Interior design professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $53,870, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Costa Mesa

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

Interior design professionals make a median salary of $52,550 per year in Costa Mesa. The 10% of interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $98,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Graphic Design
Interior Design
Fashion Design

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

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Costa Mesa


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

Interior Design Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


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

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Costa Mesa


Approximately 49 students graduated from interior design courses in 2010.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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