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Speech Therapy Schools In New Mexico

There are 2 accredited speech therapy schools in New Mexico for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The trends in New Mexico's speech therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in speech therapy includes speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

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

    1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

New Mexico 2,300
National 322,680

Approximately 1% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in New Mexico state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In New Mexico

2,490 2,460 2,370 2,540 1,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of speech therapy professionals is shrinking in New Mexico. 1,460 less speech therapy professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 59%. This decline is slower than the national trend for speech therapy professionals which shows a 62% decrease in the number of speech therapy professionals working around the nation.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$43,660 $44,743 $46,220 $47,310 $68,390
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in New Mexico. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $43,660 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in New Mexico

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 36% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Mexico state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy professionals in New Mexico earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in New Mexico state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited speech therapy schools in New Mexico state is decreasing. In New Mexico, there were 66 graduates in 2006. And there were 63 graduates from speech therapy courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 5%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of speech therapy faculty in New Mexico, growth in the field of speech therapy academia and speech therapy faculty salaries in New Mexico. If you are involved in teaching speech therapy courses to students at the bachelors degree in speech therapy, and masters degree in speech therapy levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future speech therapy faculty in New Mexico. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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