Government Compensation
in California

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Costa Mesa (Orange County) 
110,830 resident population
648 city employees
171 residents per city employee
$422 amount spent on employee
total wages per resident
$207 amount spent on employee
total ret. & health cost per res.
$72,177 average wages
for this city's employees
$35,386 avg. retirement & health cost
for this city's employees
$46,770,835 total wages
paid by this city
$22,930,219 total retirement & health cost
paid by this city
The total retirement and health cost sometimes includes payments made by this employer toward the net pension liability of its retirement plan.
Chart for Data at a Glance 3889711 3889381 3889723 3889719 3889712 3889375 3889709 3889728 3889710 3889708
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Chart for Historical Data $72,177 $71,379 $72,653 $72,177 $71,379 $72,653
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