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Teaching Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

In Costa Mesa, there are 3 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the teaching academic community in Costa Mesa, and the future trends. Academia in teaching includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Teaching Employment

Costa Mesa 31,280
California 443,700

Exactly 31,280 of the 427,200 teaching professionals employed in California, work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Costa Mesa has grown by 7%. As the employment for teaching professionals in Costa Mesa has increased, overall employment in Costa Mesa has decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Teaching employment growth

357,610 410,820 486,660 469,040 427,200
29,260 32,300 33,930 34,070 31,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$71,521 $72,393 $77,265 $78,846 $81,224
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

Salaries for teaching professionals in Costa Mesa have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Costa Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $81,224 per year. The average salary for teaching professionals in Costa Mesa was $71,521 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Costa Mesa

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

Teaching professionals in Costa Mesa earn a median salary of $80,842 per year. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Costa Mesa


There are 3 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Costa Mesa's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Costa Mesa


Costa Mesa's teaching schools offer 7 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Costa Mesa


Approximately 286 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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