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Electrician in New Mexico

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in New Mexico

Each year, roughly 0.5% of New Mexico students graduate with certificates in electrician training. Thus, New Mexico's 7 electrician schools put out approximately 225 electricians each year.

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Navajo Technical College, which is located in Crownpoint, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. 6 students graduated with a certificate in electrician from Navajo Technical College in 2010. The tuition rate at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.

The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a electrician program is Northern New Mexico College, which is located in Espanola. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. In 2010, Northern New Mexico College graduated 1 students from its electrician program. Tuition at Northern New Mexico College was $2,594 per year.

Central New Mexico Community College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a electrician program. It is located in Albuquerque. 204 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Central New Mexico Community College in 2010. Central New Mexico Community College charged in-state students $1,812 in tuition fees per year.


Electrician schools in New Mexico, charge students an average tuition of $1,527 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,594 per year, or as little as $814 per year. In 2010, the following New Mexico electrician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year
  2. Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
  3. Navajo Technical College - located in Crownpoint, students are charged $1,620 per year

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

  1. Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year
  2. Clovis Community College - located in Clovis, students are charged $944 per year
  3. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana - located in Las Cruces, students are charged $1,387 per year

An electrician certificate from a New Mexico school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrician school in New Mexico go on to work as an electrician. 2,860 electricians were working in New Mexico in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Mexico electricians:

  1. Bernalillo County - 1,600 electricians
  2. Chaves County - 510 electricians
  3. Dona Ana County - 200 electricians


An electrician in New Mexico makes an average of $46,390 per year. In 2010, however, some New Mexico electricians earned as little as less than $28,600 per year or as much as more than $82,010 per year. On average an electrician earns the most in the following New Mexico counties:

  1. San Juan County - $54,390 per year
  2. Santa Fe County - $53,950 per year
  3. Catron County - $52,730 per year

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

  1. Chaves County - $43,570 per year
  2. Bernalillo County - $45,210 per year
  3. Cibola County - $46,100 per year

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The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico statistics regarding a career in electrician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in New Mexico
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in New Mexico

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electricians 2,860 $46,390 -13.1%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,560 $57,820 -20.8%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 780 $51,190 -42.2%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 710 $51,130 317.6%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 420 $55,930 23.5%

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