Engineering Schools
In Socorro, New Mexico

The city of Socorro has only one school where engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the city of Socorro, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


Professional Trends

Socorro Vs. New Mexico Engineering Employment

Socorro 90
New Mexico 13,200

Exactly 90 of the 11,340 engineering professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Socorro. Between 2006 and 2010, in Socorro, there has been a 55% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the number of engineering professionals in Socorro has decreased, overall employment in Socorro has also decreased.

Socorro Vs. New Mexico Engineering employment growth

12,910 13,750 14,200 13,860 11,340
200 60 90 No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Socorro

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Socorro

$71,817 $72,940 $65,750 No data $54,925
$30,030 $30,510 $32,310 No data $34,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Socorro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Socorro

Salaries for engineering professionals in Socorro have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,925 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Socorro. Engineering professionals in Socorro made a yearly average salary of $71,817, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of engineering professionals in Socorro is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Socorro

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Engineering professionals make a median salary of $57,775 per year in Socorro. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,845 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,835 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Socorro

Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering

Engineering professional salaries in Socorro are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Socorro


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Socorro's engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Socorro


Socorro's engineering schools offer 14 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Socorro


In 2010 approximately 108 students graduated from engineering courses.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Socorro, New Mexico

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