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Nutrition Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

In Costa Mesa, there is only one nutrition school where nutrition faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Costa Mesa, and the future trends. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Nutrition Employment

Costa Mesa 490
California 7,170

Exactly 490 of California's 7,170 nutrition professionals work in Costa Mesa. There has been a 20% growth in the number of nutrition professionals in Costa Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of nutrition professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Nutrition employment growth

7,400 8,800 8,340 8,380 7,170
410 340 270 380 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$48,500 $43,775 $45,535 $46,860 $50,445
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In Costa Mesa, salaries for nutrition professionals have increased. In 2010 nutrition professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $50,445 per year. The average salary for nutrition professionals in Costa Mesa was $48,500 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Costa Mesa

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Costa Mesa nutrition professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,215. The difference in pay between the nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,310 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,780 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa nutrition professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Costa Mesa


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

Nutrition Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in nutrition offered by Costa Mesa's nutrition schools.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 13 students graduated from nutrition courses.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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