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Mechanical Engineering Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there is only one mechanical engineering school where mechanical engineering faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in mechanical engineering in the city of Las Cruces, which encompasses mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Mechanical Engineering Employment

Las Cruces 290
New Mexico 5,050

Of the 5,050 mechanical engineering professionals employed in New Mexico, 290 work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Cruces, there has been a 6% decline in the number of mechanical engineering professionals. Overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Mechanical Engineering employment growth

4,590 4,840 4,560 4,770 5,050
310 560 230 110 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Mechanical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$61,220 $58,714 $59,813 $57,435 $82,425
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of mechanical engineering professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk, salaries for mechanical engineering professionals have increased. Las Cruces mechanical engineering professionals made $82,425 per year, on average, in 2010. Mechanical engineering professionals in Las Cruces made a yearly average salary of $61,220, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Mechanical engineering professionals in Las Cruces make a median yearly salary of $85,985. The 10% of mechanical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 156% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Mechanical Engineering schools in Las Cruces


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

Mechanical Engineering Programs Offered In Las Cruces


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in mechanical engineering offered by Las Cruces' mechanical engineering schools.

Student Completed Mechanical Engineering Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 55 students graduated from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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