Veterinary Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

Veterinary faculty can choose to work at only one veterinary school in Las Cruces. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the veterinary academic community in Las Cruces, and the future trends. Academia in veterinary includes veterinary training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Veterinary
  • Masters degree in Veterinary
  • PhD degree in Veterinary


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Veterinary Employment

Las Cruces 240
New Mexico 2,310

Exactly 240 of the 2,310 veterinary professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. There has been a 14% growth in the number of veterinary professionals in Las Cruces between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for veterinary professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Veterinary employment growth

2,090 2,130 2,370 2,210 2,310
210 180 330 210 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Veterinary VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$36,717 $33,055 $35,980 $19,973 $35,138
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of veterinary professionals in Las Cruces has grown, salaries for veterinary professionals have decreased. In 2010 Las Cruces veterinary professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,138. Veterinary professionals in Las Cruces made a yearly average salary of $36,717, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Las Cruces.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Las Cruces

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Veterinary professionals make a median salary of $32,730 per year in Las Cruces. The 10% of veterinary professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,875 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $46,572 per year.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Las Cruces


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

Educational Trends

Veterinary schools in Las Cruces


There is only one accredited veterinary school in the city. Many of Las Cruces' veterinary professionals are graduates of this school.

Veterinary Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' veterinary schools offer 3 veterinary degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Veterinary Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 47 students completed veterinary courses in 2010.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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