Psychology Schools In New Mexico

New Mexico has 15 accredited psychology schools where psychology faculty who teach psychology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Psychology
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Schools

  1. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  3. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  4. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  5. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  6. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

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  7. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  8. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  9. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  10. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  11. Santa Fe University of Art and Design

    1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-7634

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  12. University of the Southwest

    6610 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  13. Southwestern College in Santa Fe

    3960 San Felipe, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507

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  14. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  15. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Psychology Employment

New Mexico 2,320
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In New Mexico

820 1,040 2,330 1,930 2,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of psychology professionals is growing in New Mexico. In 2010 there were 1,500 more psychology professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. This represents a 183% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$61,947 $82,905 $81,650 $72,010 $44,320
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by psychology professionals is decreasing in New Mexico. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $61,947 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$26,100
25th percentile
$33,400
50th percentile
$43,840
75th percentile
$54,330
90th percentile
$63,183

Thus, there was a 40% decline in psychology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In New Mexico state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Christian Counseling
$45,485
Clinical Psychology
$59,603
Counseling
$45,963
Forensic Psychology
$66,480
Organizational Psychology
$0
Psychology
$44,320
School Psychology
$58,650
Sociology
$61,930
Sports Psychology
$58,650

In New Mexico, psychology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
9
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
1
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As the number of psychology professionals is increasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited psychology schools in New Mexico state is also increasing. In New Mexico, there were 432 graduates in 2006. And there were 545 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 26% percent increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. Most of these graduates, or 36%, earned an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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