Computer Science Schools In New Mexico

There are 3 accredited computer science schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

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  2. Santa Fe University of Art and Design

    1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-7634

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  3. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

    9169 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120-3101

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Computer Science Employment

New Mexico 6,720
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In New Mexico

6,180 5,590 6,000 6,830 1,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, computer science is a shrinking field. 4,230 less computer science professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 68% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$53,706 $60,020 $61,176 $62,624 $67,130
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to computer science professionals are increasing in New Mexico. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,706 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,130 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$40,397
25th percentile
$51,450
50th percentile
$64,767
75th percentile
$79,517
90th percentile
$97,683

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In New Mexico state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Computer Engineering
$89,203
Computer Forensics
$58,835
Computer Programming
$79,510
Computer Science
$65,950
Information Systems
$91,540
Information Technology
$76,783

In New Mexico, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited computer science schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In New Mexico, there were 79 graduates in 2006. And there were 40 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

This represents a 49% decrease in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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