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Teaching Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

The city of Las Cruces has 2 schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the city of Las Cruces, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Teaching Employment

Las Cruces 1,990
New Mexico 27,140

Exactly 1,990 of New Mexico's 25,390 teaching professionals work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk by 14%. Overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Teaching employment growth

28,410 28,260 29,230 28,030 25,390
2,310 2,220 1,890 1,710 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$39,007 $45,492 $66,530 $69,788 $74,080
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. Las Cruces teaching professionals made $74,080 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Las Cruces was $39,007 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Las Cruces

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $72,745 per year in Las Cruces. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,150 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 93% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' teaching professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited teaching schools in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Las Cruces


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Las Cruces' teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Las Cruces


In 2010 approximately 270 students completed teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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