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Hospitality Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 4 accredited schools where hospitality classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of hospitality and hospitality training in New Mexico, which includes hospitality training at the following levels:


  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Hospitality Employment

New Mexico 17,440
National 2,293,800

Of all of the hospitality professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of New Mexico.

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In New Mexico

16,820 16,850 16,410 16,880 17,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, the field of hospitality is growing. In New Mexico, 620 more hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of hospitality has grown by 4% in New Mexico. This growth is faster than the change in the number of hospitality professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$26,847 $27,531 $29,034 $29,829 $31,129
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by hospitality professionals is increasing in New Mexico. In 2006 hospitality professionals made a mean salary of $26,847 per year, and in 2010 they made $31,129 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in New Mexico

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In New Mexico state, within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid hospitality professionals earn 137% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Hotel Management

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of hospitality professionals is increasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited hospitality schools in New Mexico state is also increasing. In 2006, 71 students graduated from hospitality courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 97 students graduated.

Thus there was a 37% percent increase in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of hospitality faculty in New Mexico, growth in the field of hospitality academia and hospitality faculty salaries in New Mexico. If you are involved in teaching hospitality courses to students at the certificate in hospitality, associates degree in hospitality, and bachelors degree in hospitality levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future hospitality faculty in New Mexico. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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