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Engineering Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 14 accredited schools where engineering classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in New Mexico, and the future trends in engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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  2. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  3. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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  4. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  5. New Mexico Junior College

    5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240

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  6. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

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  7. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

    4000 University Dr, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544-2233

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  8. University of New Mexico-Main Campus

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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

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

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  10. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  11. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  12. Santa Fe Community College

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

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  13. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

    9169 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120-3101

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  14. Mesalands Community College

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

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Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Engineering Employment

New Mexico 13,200
National 1,704,460

Approximately 1% of the country's engineering professionals work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In New Mexico

12,910 13,750 14,200 13,860 11,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, engineering is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 1,570 less engineering professionals working in New Mexico than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has shrunk by 12% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$67,964 $70,035 $71,509 $72,218 $73,337
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in New Mexico. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $67,964 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,337 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in New Mexico

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 7% growth in engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 110% pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

Engineering professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited engineering schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,098 engineering graduates from engineering courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 574 graduates.

Thus there was a 48% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. A majority of these graduates, or 39%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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