Electrical Engineering in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Electrical Engineering Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of New Mexico receive electrical engineering degrees every year. That means an estimated 96 electrical engineers graduate from New Mexico's 9 electrical engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque, which is located in Albuquerque, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a electrical engineering program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. 34 students graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque in 2010. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque charged in-state students $19,344 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a electrical engineering program is Northern New Mexico College. Northern New Mexico College, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Espanola. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Northern New Mexico College electrical engineering program. The tuition rate at Northern New Mexico College was $2,594 per year.

The third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a electrical engineering program is Western New Mexico University. Western New Mexico University, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Silver City. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Western New Mexico University electrical engineering program. Western New Mexico University charged in-state students $3,812 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico electrical engineering school, average tuition will be $4,067 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $814 per year to $19,344 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico electrical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $19,344 per year
  2. Western New Mexico University - located in Silver City, students are charged $3,812 per year
  3. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year

The electrical engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo - located in Alamogordo, students are charged $1,387 per year

An electrical engineering degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The highest percentage of electrical engineering graduates in New Mexico pursue careers as an electrical engineer. In 2010, there were 990 electrical engineers working in New Mexico. In New Mexico, the largest numbers of electrical engineers work in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 670 electrical engineers
  2. Dona Ana County - 110 electrical engineers
  3. San Juan County - 50 electrical engineers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,220 electrical engineers will be working in New Mexico state. This would require the number of electrical engineers to grow by 3%.

Salary

On average, an electrical engineer earns a salary of $86,590 per year in New Mexico state. However, New Mexico electrical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $52,840 per year to more than $137,350 per year in 2010. On average an electrical engineer earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Chaves County - $93,240 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $92,060 per year
  3. San Juan County - $86,010 per year

An electrical engineer in the following counties in New Mexico make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Dona Ana County - $76,830 per year
  2. San Juan County - $86,010 per year
  3. Bernalillo County - $92,060 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in electrical engineering. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as electrical engineering or civil engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Electrical Engineering in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,156 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM n/a n/a n/a
7,162 miles from location Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 11.3262 n/a 27,999
7,201 miles from location New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Las Cruces NM 9.17134 n/a 9,021
7,146 miles from location New Mexico State University-Alamogordo Alamogordo NM 8.00277 n/a 3,641
7,283 miles from location Western New Mexico University Silver City NM 13.5482 n/a 3,370
7,121 miles from location Northern New Mexico College Espanola NM 14.3259 n/a 2,066
7,078 miles from location Luna Community College Las Vegas NM 9.23049 n/a 1,791
7,228 miles from location New Mexico State University-Grants Grants NM 9.85236 n/a 1,478
7,159 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM 21.2857 100% 722
 

Curious what studying Electrical Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Mexico

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 1,560 $57,820 -20.8%
2
Electrical Engineers + 990 $86,590 90.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are electrical engineering related jobs in New Mexico