Nursing Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

There are 2 nursing schools in Las Cruces for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Las Cruces, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Nursing Employment

Las Cruces 2,470
New Mexico 26,370

Exactly 2,470 of the 26,370 nursing professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Las Cruces has grown by 59%. As the number of nursing professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Nursing employment growth

24,710 24,980 26,450 26,460 26,370
1,550 2,300 2,450 2,620 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$54,617 $50,613 $54,235 $57,400 $54,938
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

Salaries for nursing professionals in Las Cruces have increased. In 2010 Las Cruces nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,938. The average salary for nursing professionals in Las Cruces was $54,617 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$37,722
25th percentile
$43,140
50th percentile
$51,040
75th percentile
$61,248
90th percentile
$78,878

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $51,040 per year in Las Cruces. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,722 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 109% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Nursing
$54,938
BSN
$59,750
RN to BSN
$59,750
Gerontology
$61,820
Forensic Nursing
$98,430

Nursing professional salaries in Las Cruces are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Las Cruces

2

There are 2 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Las Cruces' nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total6

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Las Cruces' nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
39
bachelor
150
master
30
doctor
0
Certificate
22
Total241

In 2010 approximately 241 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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