Health Science Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there is only one health science school where health science faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Las Cruces, which includes health science training at the health science bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Health Science Employment

Las Cruces 2,760
New Mexico 40,080

Exactly 2,760 of the 34,030 health science professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Cruces, there has been a 46% growth in the number of health science professionals. As the number of health science professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Health Science employment growth

35,330 33,920 36,700 36,360 34,030
1,890 1,940 2,460 3,030 2,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$60,360 $48,371 $60,785 $75,535 $49,817
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of health science professionals in Las Cruces has grown, salaries for health science professionals have decreased. In 2010 health science professionals in Las Cruces reportedly earned an average salary of $49,817 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, health science professionals in Las Cruces made an average salary of $60,360 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$34,335
25th percentile
$39,163
50th percentile
$46,478
75th percentile
$57,012
90th percentile
$73,353

Health science professionals make a median salary of $46,478 per year in Las Cruces. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,335 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,353 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Health Information
$24,120
Biology
$27,290
Health Science
$49,817
Health Information Management
$61,275

Health science professional salaries in Las Cruces are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Las Cruces

1

There is only one accredited health science school in the city. Many of Las Cruces' health science professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Science Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Las Cruces' health science school offers one health science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

Approximately 7 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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