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Sociology Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

The city of Costa Mesa has 2 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Costa Mesa, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Sociology Employment

Costa Mesa 130
California 2,350

Of the 2,350 sociology professionals employed in California, 130 work in Costa Mesa. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Sociology employment growth

530 1,970 2,210 2,680 2,350
No data 140 No data 130 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$73,690 $92,730 $96,570 $102,580 $91,810
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

In 2010 sociology professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $91,810 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in Costa Mesa made an average salary of $73,690 per year. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Costa Mesa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Costa Mesa

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Costa Mesa sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $87,300. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 351%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,060 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $162,810 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Mental Health
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Costa Mesa


Many of Costa Mesa's sociology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited sociology schools in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Costa Mesa's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Costa Mesa


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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