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Carpentry Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 11 accredited schools where carpentry classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the carpentry academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in carpentry training at the following levels:


  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. Navajo Technical College

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

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  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  4. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  5. New Mexico State University-Grants

    1500 N. Third Street, Grants, New Mexico 87020

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  6. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  7. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  8. Santa Fe Community College

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

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  9. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch

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

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  10. Mesalands Community College

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

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  11. Luna Community College

    Hot Springs Blvd, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Carpentry Employment

New Mexico 4,330
National 656,880

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

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In New Mexico

7,590 6,490 5,840 4,790 4,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Carpentry is a shrinking field in New Mexico. There were 3,260 less carpentry professionals working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 43% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for carpentry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of carpentry professionals has shrunk by 36% between 2006 and 2010.

Carpentry VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$43,417 $45,360 $49,177 $58,780 $62,045
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to carpentry professionals are growing in New Mexico. The mean salary for carpentry professionals in 2006 was $43,417 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,045 per year.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a 30% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 143% pay differential between the highest paid carpentry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of carpentry in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in New Mexico


In New Mexico, carpentry professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of carpentry professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited carpentry schools in New Mexico state is increasing. In 2006 there were 25 carpentry graduates from carpentry courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 65 graduates.

This represents a 160% increase in the number of carpentry degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. Most of these graduates, or 81%, earned an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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