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Elementary Education Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

The city of Portales has only one school where elementary education faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the elementary education academic community in Portales, and the future trends. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the elementary education bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Elementary Education Employment

Portales 3,130
New Mexico 13,200

Exactly 3,130 of New Mexico's 13,200 elementary education professionals work in Portales. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of elementary education professionals in Portales has grown by 42%. As the number of elementary education professionals in Portales has increased, overall employment in Portales has also increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Elementary Education employment growth

14,410 14,070 14,280 13,110 13,200
2,200 830 2,570 No data 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Elementary Education VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$50,033 $52,515 $53,780 No data $55,218
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

In Portales, salaries for elementary education professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,218 per year was earned by elementary education professionals in Portales. Four years earlier in 2006, elementary education professionals in Portales made an average salary of $50,033 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Portales

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Elementary education professionals make a median salary of $54,325 per year in Portales. The difference in pay between the elementary education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 75%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,585 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,798 per year.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Portales

Visual Communications
Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Portales elementary education professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education schools in Portales


There is only one accredited elementary education school in the city. Many of Portales' elementary education professionals are graduates of this school.

Elementary Education Programs Offered In Portales


There is one degree and certificate program in elementary education offered by Portales' elementary education school.

Student Completed Elementary Education Degrees In Portales


In 2010 approximately 50 students graduated from elementary education courses.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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