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Chemistry Schools In New Mexico

Chemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited chemistry schools in New Mexico. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in New Mexico, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Western New Mexico University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Chemistry Employment

New Mexico 640
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In New Mexico

400 560 510 700 640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of chemistry professionals is growing in New Mexico. In New Mexico, 240 more chemistry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 60% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of chemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$46,215 $55,560 $57,833 $49,417 $65,080
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Mexico, as the number of chemistry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by chemistry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $46,215 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,080 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a 29% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In New Mexico state, within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid chemistry professionals earn 124% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in New Mexico


In New Mexico, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited chemistry schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In 2006, 95 students graduated from chemistry courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 91 students graduated.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. 35% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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