Costa Mesa Jobs

  • Health Care Science Specialist

    U.S. Navy - Costa Mesa, CA

    Officers in the Navy working in any of the Health Care Sciences engage in hands-on research studies and development of guidelines and procedures specific to the unique situations...

    from U.S. Navy - 1 day ago
  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Costa Mesa, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 9 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Costa Mesa, CA

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa is a suburban middle class city in Orange County, California, United States. The population was 108,724 at the 2000 census. Since its incorporation in 1953, the city has grown from a semi-rural farming community of 16,840 to a suburban city with an economy based on retail, commerce and light manufacturing.

Costa Mesa Careers

Among the most common occupations in Costa Mesa are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Costa Mesa, California work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 12 percent are self-employed.

Costa Mesa Industries

The leading industries in Costa Mesa, California are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 13%; and Construction, 11%. Simply Hired's Costa Mesa job listings indicate that the following industries in Costa Mesa are hiring the most workers:

Costa Mesa Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Costa Mesa, California is $39,538, and the median income of households in Costa Mesa was $53,361.

Average Salaries in Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa, CA


According to our Costa Mesa Trends data, the number of Costa Mesa, California jobs has decreased by 47% since September 2013.
Costa Mesa job trends

Costa Mesa Employment Statistics

Population of Costa Mesa
Total population 105,333
Male 49.62%
Female 50.38%
Median age 33.3
Costa Mesa Housing
Owner-occupied homes 35.1%
Median cost of a home $644,900
Median mortgage payment $1,615
Renter-occupied homes 64.9%
Vacant housing 4.7%
Median monthly rent $1,286
Average Income
Median for all workers $29,804
Median for all male full-time $42,092
Median for all female full-time $36,985
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 14%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 41%
Currently married 44%
Separated 2%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 10%
White 69%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 6%
Other 24%
Costa Mesa Commute
Carpool 13.1%
Public transportation 4.7%
Average travel time 24 minutes