Psychology Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

There is only one psychology school in Las Cruces for faculty to choose from. The trends in Las Cruces' psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Psychology Employment

Las Cruces 160
New Mexico 2,320

Of the 2,320 psychology professionals employed in New Mexico, 160 work in Las Cruces. There has been a 60% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Las Cruces between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Psychology employment growth

820 1,040 2,330 1,930 2,320
100 100 190 170 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$46,080 $53,890 $46,200 $47,100 $44,380
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for psychology professionals have decreased. Las Cruces psychology professionals made $44,380 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Las Cruces made an average salary of $46,080 per year. The decline in the salary of psychology professionals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Las Cruces

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Psychology professionals in Las Cruces make a median yearly salary of $39,980. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 183% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling

Las Cruces psychology professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' psychology schools offer 4 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 97 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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