Elementary Education Schools In New Mexico

New Mexico has 13 accredited elementary education schools where elementary education faculty who teach elementary education classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the elementary education academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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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-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  6. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  7. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  8. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  9. Santa Fe Community College

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

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  10. Santa Fe University of Art and Design

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

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  11. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  12. Western New Mexico University

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

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  13. 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 Elementary Education Employment

New Mexico 13,200
National 2,108,120

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

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In New Mexico

14,410 14,070 14,280 13,110 13,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Elementary Education is a shrinking field in New Mexico. In New Mexico, 1,210 less elementary education professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 8%. This is faster than the trend for elementary education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$47,750 $50,693 $56,518 $57,748 $59,755
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of elementary education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by elementary education professionals are increasing. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $47,750 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,755 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$43,072
25th percentile
$49,650
50th percentile
$57,850
75th percentile
$68,078
90th percentile
$82,310

Thus, elementary education professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 91% pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Elementary 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
Teaching
$60,047
Visual Communications
$45,315

Elementary education professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
10
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited elementary education schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In 2006, 783 students graduated from elementary education courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 668 students graduated.

Thus there was a 15% percent decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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