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Engineering Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The trends in Las Cruces' engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Engineering Employment

Las Cruces 730
New Mexico 13,200

Exactly 730 of the 11,340 engineering professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. The number of engineering professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of engineering professionals in Las Cruces has decreased, overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Engineering employment growth

12,910 13,750 14,200 13,860 11,340
820 1,080 800 780 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$66,096 $64,123 $67,821 $69,918 $75,220
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 engineering professionals in Las Cruces reportedly earned an average salary of $75,220 per year. The average salary for engineering professionals in Las Cruces was $66,096 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of engineering professionals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,886. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,271 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,767 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

On average engineering professional salaries in Las Cruces are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Las Cruces


There is only one accredited engineering school in the city. Many of Las Cruces' engineering professionals are graduates of this school.

Engineering Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' engineering schools offer 13 engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 215 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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