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Public Health Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

In Las Cruces, there is only one public health school where public health faculty can find employment. The trends in Las Cruces' public health academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes public health training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Public Health Employment

Las Cruces 210
New Mexico 2,920

Of the 2,920 public health professionals employed in New Mexico, 210 work in Las Cruces. The number of public health professionals in Las Cruces has grown by 91% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for public health professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Public Health employment growth

3,190 2,810 3,370 3,040 2,920
110 130 160 180 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Public Health VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$69,875 $59,745 $68,495 $63,217 $57,820
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

Salaries for public health professionals in Las Cruces have decreased. Las Cruces public health professionals made $57,820 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public health professionals in Las Cruces was $69,875 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Las Cruces

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Public health professionals in Las Cruces make a median yearly salary of $50,500. The difference in pay between the public health professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,307 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,067 per year.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Social Work
Health Science
Public Health
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management

On average public health professionals in Las Cruces earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Cruces.

Educational Trends

Public Health schools in Las Cruces


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

Public Health Programs Offered In Las Cruces


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

Student Completed Public Health Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 46 students graduated from public health courses in 2010.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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