Communications Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

The city of Las Cruces has 2 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Las Cruces, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Communications Employment

Las Cruces 60
New Mexico 2,240

Exactly 60 of the 2,240 communications professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. The number of communications professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk by 45% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Las Cruces has decreased, overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Communications employment growth

1,730 2,730 2,510 2,300 2,240
110 140 80 100 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$24,520 $29,015 $27,260 $31,420 $38,460
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of communications professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Las Cruces communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $38,460. Communications professionals in Las Cruces made a yearly average salary of $24,520, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$19,740
25th percentile
$21,600
50th percentile
$31,170
75th percentile
$56,600
90th percentile
$68,880

Communications professionals in Las Cruces earn a median salary of $31,170 per year. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 249% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Visual Communications
$30,970
Advertising
$38,460
Communications
$38,460
Business
$65,495
Marketing
$78,630

On average communications professionals in Las Cruces earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Cruces.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Las Cruces

2

Many of Las Cruces' communications professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Las Cruces' communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
30
master
15
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total46

In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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