Accounting Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

Accounting faculty can choose to work at only one accounting school in Las Cruces. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the city of Las Cruces, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Accounting Employment

Las Cruces 1,530
New Mexico 21,370

Exactly 1,530 of the 21,370 accounting professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. The number of accounting professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Accounting employment growth

20,400 21,220 22,490 21,800 21,370
1,580 1,620 1,760 1,660 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$35,450 $29,595 $30,945 $32,778 $34,435
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of accounting professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk, salaries for accounting professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $34,435 per year was earned by accounting professionals in Las Cruces. Accounting professionals in Las Cruces made a yearly average salary of $35,450, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $32,815. The difference in pay between the accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,525 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $48,738 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

Las Cruces accounting professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' accounting professionals are graduates of the only accredited accounting school in the city.

Accounting Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' accounting schools offer 2 accounting degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Las Cruces


In 2010 approximately 89 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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