Plumbing in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Plumbing Programs in New Mexico


Around 0.1% of New Mexico's graduates graduate from plumbing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 40 plumbers graduate from New Mexico's 2 plumbing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Mexico with a plumbing program is Central New Mexico Community College, which is located in Albuquerque. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Central New Mexico Community College's plumbing program. Tuition at Central New Mexico Community College was $1,812 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a plumbing program is New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, which is located in Las Cruces. In 2010, it was ranked 91st nationwide. 0 students graduated with certificate in plumbing from New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in 2010. The tuition rate at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was $1,387 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Mexico's plumbing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,600 per year, though tuition can range from $1,812 per year to $1,387 per year. The New Mexico plumbing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  2. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

The following New Mexico plumbing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year

A plumbing certificate from a New Mexico school... what next?

A large number of New Mexico plumbing graduates become plumbers. New Mexico had 3,130 plumbers in 2010. The New Mexico counties with the largest populations of plumbers are:

  1. Bernalillo County - 1,400 plumbers
  2. Chaves County - 780 plumbers
  3. San Juan County - 350 plumbers

Salary

On average, plumbers earn $41,660 per year. However, New Mexico plumbers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,530 per year to more than $80,250 per year in 2010. On average a plumber earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. San Juan County - $49,840 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $44,740 per year
  3. Los Alamos County - $40,360 per year

The following counties in New Mexico have the lowest average salaries for plumbers:

  1. Santa Fe County - $31,490 per year
  2. Catron County - $32,900 per year
  3. Chaves County - $35,520 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in plumbing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as automotive or plumbing.

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

  • Certificate in Plumbing in New Mexico

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
 

Curious what studying Plumbing 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)
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Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters + 3,130 $41,660 21.8%
 

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