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Engineering Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

Engineering faculty can choose to work at only one engineering school in Portales. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Portales, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Engineering Employment

Portales 860
New Mexico 13,200

Exactly 860 of New Mexico's 11,340 engineering professionals work in Portales. There has been a 39% growth in the number of engineering professionals in Portales between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for engineering professionals in Portales has increased, overall employment in Portales has also increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Engineering employment growth

12,910 13,750 14,200 13,860 11,340
620 1,150 1,210 No data 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$59,719 $65,259 $70,180 No data $79,997
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

As the number of engineering professionals in Portales has grown, salaries for engineering professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $79,997 per year was earned by engineering professionals in Portales. Four years earlier in 2006, engineering professionals in Portales made an average salary of $59,719 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Portales

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Engineering professionals in Portales make a median yearly salary of $75,821. The difference in pay between the engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $51,861 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $113,047 per year.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Portales

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Portales


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

Engineering Programs Offered In Portales


Portales' engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Portales


Approximately 7 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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