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Physics Schools In New Mexico

In New Mexico, there are 5 accredited schools where physics classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the state of New Mexico, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:


  1. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

    801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801

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

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

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

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Physics Employment

New Mexico 0
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In New Mexico

No data 0 0 0 0
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

No data $119,050 $117,820 $0 $93,630
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in New Mexico

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There is a 120% pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of physics in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

In New Mexico, physics professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physics schools in New Mexico is increasing. In New Mexico, there were 58 graduates in 2006. And there were 83 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

This represents a 43% increase in the number of physics degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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