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Public Administration Schools In New Mexico

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited public administration schools in New Mexico. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in New Mexico, which includes public administration training at the following levels:


  1. Navajo Technical College

    Lower Point Road, State Road 371, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313-0849

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

    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. Mesalands Community College

    911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401-3352

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus

    5700 Pasadena NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1570

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Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Public Administration Employment

New Mexico 730
National 391,290

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

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In New Mexico

1,340 890 790 710 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, public administration is a shrinking field. 610 less public administration professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 46% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for public administration professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$55,950 $64,043 $79,100 $82,632 $98,203
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public administration professionals is increasing in New Mexico. Public administration professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,950 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $98,203 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in New Mexico

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Thus, there was a 43% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Mexico state, within the field of public administration, there is a slight variation in pay. The highest paid public administration professionals earn -8% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work

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

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public administration schools in New Mexico is decreasing. In New Mexico, there were 119 graduates in 2006. And there were 43 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 64% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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