Counseling Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 11 accredited schools where counseling classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  3. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  4. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  5. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  6. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  7. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  8. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  9. Southwestern College in Santa Fe

    3960 San Felipe, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507

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  10. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  11. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Counseling Employment

New Mexico 5,980
National 653,240

Approximately 1% of the country's counseling professionals work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In New Mexico

4,840 4,370 6,140 5,170 5,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is growing in New Mexico. There were 360 more counseling professionals working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of counseling professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$38,012 $43,496 $43,324 $45,144 $48,618
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to counseling professionals are growing in New Mexico. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $38,012 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,618 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$29,172
25th percentile
$35,742
50th percentile
$47,416
75th percentile
$59,668
90th percentile
$71,644

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Mexico state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Christian Counseling
$45,485
Clinical Psychology
$59,603
Counseling
$45,963
Forensic Psychology
$66,480
Organizational Psychology
$0
School Psychology
$58,650
Sociology
$61,930
Sports Psychology
$58,650

Counseling professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
11
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited counseling schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In New Mexico, there were 182 graduates in 2006. And there were 158 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% decrease in the number of counseling degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. Most of these graduates, or 55%, earned an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of counseling faculty in New Mexico, growth in the field of counseling academia and faculty salaries in New Mexico. If you are involved in teaching counseling courses to students at the certificate in counseling, associates degree in counseling, bachelors degree in counseling, masters degree in counseling, and doctoral degree in counseling levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of counseling in New Mexico. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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