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Computer Engineering Schools In New Mexico

Computer Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited computer engineering schools in New Mexico. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer engineering in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses computer engineering training at the following levels:


  1. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Computer Engineering Employment

New Mexico 4,580
National 945,160

Of all of the computer engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Computer engineering professionals In New Mexico

2,400 2,850 3,380 4,320 1,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer engineering professionals is shrinking in New Mexico. There were 830 less computer engineering professionals working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has shrunk by 35% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of computer engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer engineering professionals has shrunk by 92% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$82,980 $88,145 $88,630 $88,750 $90,910
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to computer engineering professionals are increasing in New Mexico. In 2006 computer engineering professionals made a mean salary of $82,980 per year, and in 2010 they made $90,910 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in New Mexico

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 9% growth in computer engineering professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 81% pay differential between the highest paid computer engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of computer engineering in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


As the number of computer engineering professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited computer engineering schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 20 computer engineering graduates from computer engineering courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 10 graduates.

This represents a 50% decrease in the number of computer engineering degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. 33% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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