Personal Training in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in New Mexico


Each year, roughly 0.1% of New Mexico students graduate with degrees in personal training. Thus, New Mexico's 3 personal training schools put out approximately 61 personal trainers each year.

Top Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a personal training program. It is located in Las Cruces. no students graduated with a degree in personal training from New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at New Mexico State University-Main Campus was $5,400 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a personal training program is Central New Mexico Community College, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, Central New Mexico Community College graduated 10 students from its personal training program. Central New Mexico Community College charged in-state students $1,812 in tuition fees per year.

Carrington College-Albuquerque, is the third-largest personal training school in New Mexico. It is located in Gainesville. Carrington College-Albuquerque charged in-state students in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Mexico's personal training schools ranges from $5,400 per year to $1,812 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,606 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico personal training schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

The personal training schools in New Mexico that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Main Campus - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $5,400 per year

A personal training degree from a New Mexico school... what next?

Most people who graduate from personal training school in New Mexico go on to work as a personal trainer. 1,270 personal trainers were working in New Mexico in 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of personal trainers are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 920 personal trainers
  2. Dona Ana County - 110 personal trainers
  3. Cibola County - 60 personal trainers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,010 personal trainers will be working in New Mexico state. This would require the number of personal trainers to grow by 31%.

Salary

A personal trainer in New Mexico earns $32,430 per year on average. However, New Mexico personal trainers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,930 per year to more than $51,850 per year in 2010. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. Bernalillo County - $34,250 per year
  2. Chaves County - $34,010 per year
  3. Santa Fe County - $28,880 per year

The New Mexico counties with the lowest average salary for personal trainers are:

  1. Dona Ana County - $17,830 per year
  2. Cibola County - $27,850 per year
  3. Santa Fe County - $28,880 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in personal training in New Mexico and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Personal Training in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,162 miles from location Carrington 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
7,200 miles from location New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces NM 60.5764 45% 18,526
 

Curious what studying Personal Training 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
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors + 1,270 $32,430 92.4%
2
Athletic Trainers + 30 $40,090 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are personal training related jobs in New Mexico