Forestry Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there is only one accredited school where forestry classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New Mexico's forestry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forestry includes forestry training at the forestry bachelors degree level.


  1. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Forestry Employment

New Mexico 1,780
National 128,010

Of all of the forestry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In New Mexico

1,790 1,360 1,570 1,830 1,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, the field of forestry is shrinking. In New Mexico, 10 less forestry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forestry has shrunk by 1% in New Mexico. This decline is slower than the national trend for forestry professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of forestry professionals working around the nation.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$43,624 $46,072 $47,244 $47,870 $48,742
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of forestry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forestry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for forestry professionals in 2006 was $43,624 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,742 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Mexico, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forestry. The pay differential between the highest paid forestry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 104%

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Fire Science
Public Administration

In New Mexico, forestry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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