Civil Engineering Schools In New Mexico

There are 4 accredited civil engineering schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach civil engineering classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the civil engineering academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in civil engineering training at the following levels:

  • Civil Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering


Schools

  1. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

New Mexico 2,770
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In New Mexico

3,710 3,730 3,690 3,270 2,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, the field of civil engineering is shrinking. In 2010 there were 940 less civil engineering professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of civil engineering has shrunk by 25% in New Mexico. This decline is faster than the change in the number of civil engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$49,373 $50,940 $53,663 $55,833 $57,960
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of civil engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are increasing in New Mexico. The mean salary for civil engineering professionals in 2006 was $49,373 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$34,193
25th percentile
$41,880
50th percentile
$53,383
75th percentile
$71,430
90th percentile
$88,753

Thus, there was a 15% growth in civil engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid civil engineering professionals earning 160% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Architecture
$36,783
Civil Engineering
$57,960
Construction Management
$57,208
Drafting
$49,243
Engineering
$74,512

In New Mexico, civil engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total9

As the number of civil engineering professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited civil engineering schools in New Mexico state is increasing. In New Mexico, there were 103 graduates in 2006. And there were 125 graduates from civil engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 21% percent increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned an bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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