Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer music production programs.
The largest music production school in Costa Mesa, by student population, is Orange Coast College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Music Production program at Orange Coast College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a music production certificate in Costa Mesa. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $686 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for music production related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in music production, if you decide to work as a music producer in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,800 music producers in California. Of these music producers, 750 were working in the greater Costa Mesa area. Costa Mesa's music producer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for music producers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a music producer in Costa Mesa is $54,630 per year, which is lower than the average for music producers state-wide.