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Political Science Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Political Science faculty can choose to work at only one political science school in Costa Mesa. The trends in Costa Mesa's political science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Political Science Employment

Costa Mesa 60
California 1,480

Exactly 60 of the 1,480 political science professionals employed in California, work in Costa Mesa. As the number of political science professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Political Science employment growth

0 820 1,030 1,590 1,480
No data 50 60 80 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

No data $88,160 $90,860 $86,940 $92,870
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa political science professionals made $92,870 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Costa Mesa

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Costa Mesa political science professionals earn a median yearly salary of $91,910. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,950 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $144,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

On average political science professional salaries in Costa Mesa are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Costa Mesa


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


There is one degree and certificate program in political science offered by Costa Mesa's political science school.

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Costa Mesa


Approximately 12 students graduated from political science courses in 2010.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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