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Sonography Schools In New Mexico

There are 2 accredited sonography schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach sonography classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography training in New Mexico, which includes sonography training at the following levels:


  1. Central New Mexico Community College

    525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Sonography Employment

New Mexico 450
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 1% work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In New Mexico

170 210 270 480 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sonographers is growing in New Mexico. 280 more sonographers were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Mexico, this field has grown by 165% in four years. This is faster than the trend for sonographers around the US. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% between 2006 and 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$56,040 $61,570 $62,020 $64,170 $64,490
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sonographers is increasing in New Mexico. Sonographers earned a yearly mean salary of $56,040 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,490 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in New Mexico

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Thus, there was a 13% growth in sonographers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New Mexico, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of sonography. The pay differential between the highest paid sonographers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 51%

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in New Mexico

Health Science
X Ray Technician

In New Mexico, sonographers make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited sonography schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006, 17 students graduated from sonography courses in New Mexico. And in 2010, 25 students graduated.

This represents a 47% increase in the number of sonography degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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