Veterinary Schools In New Mexico

There are 10 accredited veterinary schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach veterinary classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the veterinary academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in veterinary training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Pima Medical Institute in Albuquerque on Cutler

    4400 Cutler Avenue NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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  2. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  3. Navajo Technical College

    Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313-0849

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  4. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  5. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  6. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

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  7. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  8. Mesalands Community College

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

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  9. Western New Mexico University

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

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  10. Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque

    10500 Cooper Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Veterinary Employment

New Mexico 2,310
National 342,390

Of all of the veterinary professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In New Mexico

2,090 2,130 2,370 2,210 2,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of veterinary professionals is growing in New Mexico. In 2010 there were 220 more veterinary professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has grown by 11% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of veterinary professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of veterinary professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$33,738 $33,165 $35,748 $35,722 $39,330
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of veterinary professionals is growing, the salaries earned by veterinary professionals are increasing. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $33,738 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,330 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$26,112
25th percentile
$31,758
50th percentile
$38,805
75th percentile
$45,628
90th percentile
$56,188

Thus, veterinary professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid veterinary professionals earning 115% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Biology
$59,438
Veterinary
$39,330

Veterinary professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total14

As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited veterinary schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In New Mexico, there were 170 graduates in 2006. And there were 126 graduates from veterinary courses in 2010.

This represents a 26% decrease in the number of veterinary degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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