Early Childhood Education Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 22 accredited schools where early childhood education classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in early childhood education in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses early childhood education training at the following levels:

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Masters degree in Early Childhood Education


Schools

  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. Navajo Technical College

    Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313-0849

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  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

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

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  4. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  5. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  6. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  7. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  8. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  9. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

    4000 University Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544-2233

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  10. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  11. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  12. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  13. New Mexico State University-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  14. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  15. University of New Mexico-Valencia County Branch

    280 La Entrada, Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031-7633

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  16. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  17. Santa Fe Community College

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

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  18. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  19. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

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

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  20. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch

    1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico 87557

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  21. Western New Mexico University

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

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  22. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Early Childhood Education Employment

New Mexico 13,040
National 2,079,010

Of all of the early childhood education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Early childhood education professionals In New Mexico

13,650 13,280 14,860 13,360 13,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Early Childhood Education is a shrinking field in New Mexico. In 2010 there were 610 less early childhood education professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for early childhood education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of early childhood education professionals working around the nation.

Early Childhood Education VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$37,218 $40,705 $48,690 $42,927 $44,317
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Early Childhood Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of early childhood education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by early childhood education professionals are increasing. In 2006 early childhood education professionals made a mean salary of $37,218 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,317 per year.

Salary percentiles for Early childhood education professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$29,350
25th percentile
$35,100
50th percentile
$42,850
75th percentile
$51,273
90th percentile
$62,513

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of early childhood education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid early childhood education professionals earning 113% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Early childhood education professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Early Childhood Education
$44,317
Educational Leadership
$83,423
Elementary Education
$59,755
Special Education
$55,077

In New Mexico, early childhood education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Early Childhood Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
19
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited early childhood education schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In 2006 there were 249 early childhood education graduates from early childhood education courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 165 graduates.

Thus there was a 34% percent decrease in the number of early childhood education school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. Most of these graduates, or 51%, earned a associate's degree in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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