Social Work Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 14 accredited schools where social work classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  2. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  3. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

    200 College Rd, Gallup, New Mexico 87301-5697

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  4. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  5. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  6. New Mexico State University-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  7. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  8. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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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. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch

    1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico 87557

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  12. Mesalands Community College

    911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401-3352

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  13. Western New Mexico University

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

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  14. Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso

    709 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Social Work Employment

New Mexico 5,900
National 609,060

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

Employment Growth for Social workers In New Mexico

5,970 5,460 6,300 4,790 5,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, the field of social work is shrinking. There were 70 less social workers working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has shrunk by 1% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for social workers which shows a 10% increase in the number of social workers working around the nation.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$34,020 $38,930 $37,185 $37,385 $39,472
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of social workers is declining, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $34,020 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,472 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in New Mexico

10th percentile
$22,618
25th percentile
$27,428
50th percentile
$35,880
75th percentile
$49,648
90th percentile
$61,848

Thus, social workers' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 173% pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of social work in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in New Mexico

Human Resources
$58,617
Human Services
$36,885
Public Administration
$98,203
Public Health
$61,763
Social Work
$39,472

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

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
10
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
6
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As the number of social workers is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited social work schools in New Mexico state is increasing. In New Mexico, there were 206 graduates in 2006. And there were 228 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a associate's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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