Finance Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

The city of Las Cruces has only one school where finance faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Las Cruces, and the future trends. Academia in finance includes finance training at the finance bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Finance Employment

Las Cruces 550
New Mexico 11,470

Of the 11,470 finance professionals employed in New Mexico, 550 work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Cruces, there has been a 14% decline in the number of finance professionals. As the number of finance professionals in Las Cruces has decreased, overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Finance employment growth

11,060 11,020 12,040 12,140 11,470
640 620 620 810 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$54,445 $57,973 $60,080 $62,245 $67,617
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of finance professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk, salaries for finance professionals have increased. Las Cruces finance professionals made $67,617 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for finance professionals in Las Cruces was $54,445 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces finance professionals earn a median yearly salary of $61,383. The difference in pay between the finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 180%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $108,867 per year.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

International Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Small Business

On average finance professionals in Las Cruces earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Cruces.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' finance professionals are graduates of the only accredited finance school in the city.

Finance Programs Offered In Las Cruces


There is one degree and certificate program in finance offered by Las Cruces' finance school.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Las Cruces


In 2010 approximately 56 students completed finance courses.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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