Information Technology in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Information Technology Programs in New Mexico


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of New Mexico receive information technology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 294 information technology professionals graduate from New Mexico's 23 information technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a information technology program is New Mexico State University-Main Campus. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Las Cruces. 55 students graduated with a degree in information technology from New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2010. Students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus paid $5,400 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico that has a information technology program is University of New Mexico-Main Campus. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduated 47 students from its information technology program. Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $5,506 per year.

Navajo Technical College, which is located in Crownpoint, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a information technology program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Navajo Technical College information technology program. Tuition at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Mexico information technology school, average tuition will be $3,624 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $675 per year to $12,403 per year. In 2010, the information technology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Mexico were:

  1. National American University-Albuquerque - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $12,403 per year
  2. National American University-Rio Rancho - located in Rio Rancho, students are charged $12,403 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $10,120 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New Mexico information technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $675 per year
  2. Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year
  3. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year

An information technology degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

The largest populations of New Mexico information technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - 500 information technology professionals
  2. Santa Fe County - 110 information technology professionals
  3. Chaves County - 70 information technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of information technology professionals in the state of New Mexico will grow to 1,210. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, information technology professionals earn a salary of $103,370 per year in New Mexico state. However, this number is only an average. Information technology professional in New Mexico had varying salaries from $49,580 to $142,300 per year in 2010. On average information technology professional earn the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $108,510 per year
  2. Dona Ana County - $94,790 per year
  3. Santa Fe County - $89,340 per year

On average, information technology professionals earn the least in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Chaves County - $87,340 per year
  2. Cibola County - $88,760 per year
  3. Santa Fe County - $89,340 per year

On average, the highest paid information technology professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $103,370 per year

On average, the lowest paid information technology professionals in New Mexico were:

  1. Information Technology Manager - $103,370 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in information technology in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information technology or computer networking, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Technology in New Mexico
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology in New Mexico
  • Master's Degree in Information Technology in New Mexico
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Technology in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Information Technology in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 960 $103,370 10.3%
 

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